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Tupac Shakur154
rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
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Kurt Cobain158
American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
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Sukavich Rangsitpol31
Thai politician 1935
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Emil M. Cioran530
Romanian philosopher and essayist 1911 - 1995
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Johnny Depp76
American actor, film producer, and musician 1963
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„There is no city that is truly one other than this city that we [anahnti] are involved in bringing forth.“

—  Averroes Medieval Arab scholar and philosopher 1126 - 1198

Averroes, Ralph Lerner (1974) Averroes On Plato's Republic. p. xxiv

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„The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

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„The palace is not safe, when the cottage is not happy.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Speech to Wynyard Horticultural Show (1848), quoted in William Flavelle Monypenny and George Earle Buckle, The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield. Volume II. 1860–1881 (London: John Murray, 1929), p. 709.
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„Like all great travellers I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Book VIII, Chapter 4.
Books, Coningsby (1844), Vivian Grey (1826)

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„He was distinguished for ignorance; for he had only one idea, and that was wrong.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

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„This shows how much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Speech http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/commons/1860/jan/24/address-in-answer-to-her-majestys-speech in the House of Commons (24 January 1860); see also Lord Byron, "Notes to Canto II" (1812), Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: "How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct".
1860s
Variant: How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.

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„The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write about it.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

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„All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Part 5, Chapter 18.
Books, Coningsby (1844), Contarini Fleming (1832)

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„You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel.“

—  Chester Bennington American singer-songwriter 1976 - 2017

Also attributed to Johnny Depp.

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„Man In Front of Castle: Hey Abbot!“

—  Mel Brooks American director, writer, actor, and producer 1926

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„A thug changes, and love changes
and best friends become strangers, word up“

—  Nas American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur 1973

The Message
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„The minister is to be a live man, a real man, a true man, a simple man, great in his love, great in his life, great in his work, great in his simplicity, great in his gentleness.“

—  John Hall Presbyterian pastor from Northern Ireland in New York, died 1898 1829 - 1898

Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 411.

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„Poets are all who love, who feel great truths,
And tell them; and the truth of truths is love.“

—  Philip James Bailey, Festus

Scene XVI, The Hesperian Sphere
Festus (1839)

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„All the world is made of music. We are all strings on a lyre. We resonate. We sing together.“

—  Joe Hill Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World 1879 - 1915

Source: Heart-Shaped Box

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„I set it off with my own rhyme
cause I'm as ill as a convict who kills for phone time“

—  Nas American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur 1973

Halftime
On Albums, Illmatic (1994)

„...Unfortunately, an army of transgenders has infiltrated the industry and ruined it. You can also see some of these as heroes....“

—  Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar Pakistani writer 1961

Original: Original Urdu :"..."Humaray yahan, badqismati se, hijron ki aik fouj agyi hai. Usne meri industry ka bera garak kardia. Unmai se app kuch hijro ko hero ke roop mai bhi dekh sakte hain..." ~ Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar
Source: Ref https://tribune.com.pk/story/2174588/khalilur-rehman-qamar-call-adnan-malik-hijra March 12, 2020

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„Miranda is aware of how pretentious this sounds, but is it still pretentious if it’s true?“

—  Emily St. John Mandel, book Station Eleven

Source: Station Eleven (2014), Chapter 15 (p. 95)

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