Quotes of famous people


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Tupac Shakur167
rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
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Kurt Cobain156
American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
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Andrzej Majewski13
Polish writer and photographer 1966
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Sukavich Rangsitpol31
Thai politician 1935
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American rapper 1996 - 2017
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„No action can be virtuous unless it is freely chosen.“

—  Murray N. Rothbard American economist of the Austrian School, libertarian political theorist, and historian 1926 - 1995

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„It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself.“

—  Betty Friedan, book The Feminine Mystique

Source: The Feminine Mystique (1963), Ch. 14 "A New Life Plan for Women".

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„Men weren’t really the enemy — they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.“

—  Betty Friedan American activist 1921 - 2006

As quoted by The Christian Science Monitor (1 April 1974) This has sometimes appeared paraphrased: "Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim."

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„My experiences with science led me to God.“

—  Wernher von Braun German, later an American, aerospace engineer and space architect 1912 - 1977

From a letter to the California State board of Education (14 September 1972)
Context: My experiences with science led me to God. They challenge science to prove the existence of God. But must we really light a candle to see the sun?

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„The greatest danger to our future is apathy. We cannot expect those living in poverty and ignorance to worry about saving the world. For those of us able to read this magazine, it is different. We can do something to preserve our planet.“

—  Jane Goodall British primatologist, ethologist, and anthropologist 1934

"The Power of One", TIME Magazine (26 August 2002) http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1003125,00.html

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„Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Source: 1960s, Strength to Love (1963), Ch. 4 : Love in action, Sct. 3

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„The funniest people are the saddest ones“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 BC

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„I will either find a way, or make one.“

—  Hannibal military commander of Carthage during the Second Punic War -247 - -183 BC

Latin proverb, most commonly attributed to Hannibal in response to his generals who had declared it impossible to cross the Alps with elephants; English translation as quoted in Salesmanship and Business Efficiency (1922) by James Samuel Knox, p. 27.
Original: (la) Aut viam inveniam aut faciam.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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