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Tupac Shakur159
rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
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Andrzej Majewski13
Polish writer and photographer 1966
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Sukavich Rangsitpol31
Thai politician 1935
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Lil Peep12
American rapper 1996 - 2017
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Michael Jackson98
American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
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„Life is a terminal disease, and it is sexually transmitted.“

—  John Cleese actor from England 1939

Source: Life and How to Survive It

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„I do not pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.“

—  Robert Bosch German industrialist, inventor, engineer 1861 - 1942

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Variant: I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.

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„It turns out that information leaks between universes at the quantum level. We think it accounts for all kinds of phenomena, from what drives evolution to strange insights and mystical experiences through the ages.“

—  James P. Hogan British writer 1941 - 2010

Source: Paths to Otherwhere (1996), Ch. 38
Context: It turns out that information leaks between universes at the quantum level. We think it accounts for all kinds of phenomena, from what drives evolution to strange insights and mystical experiences through the ages. The machine was built as an attempt to investigate and amplify them.

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„A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.“

—  Leonard Bernstein American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist 1918 - 1990

Leonard Bernstein, statement of 1953, quoted in A Wonderful Life : 50 Eulogies to Lift the Spirit (2006) by Cyrus M. Copeland, p. 190

Citát „People cry, not because they are weak. It is because they've been strong for too long.“
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„Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.“

—  Voltaire French writer, historian, and philosopher 1694 - 1778

Il est encore plus facile de juger de l'esprit d'un homme par ses questions que par ses réponses. (It is easier to judge the mind of a man by his questions rather than his answers) — Pierre-Marc-Gaston, duc de Lévis (1764-1830), Maximes et réflexions sur différents sujets de morale et de politique (Paris, 1808): Maxim xviii
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„Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people. “

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

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„He knew how to say many false things that were like true sayings.“

—  Homér Ancient Greek epic poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey

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„If you serve too many masters, you'll soon suffer.“

—  Homér Ancient Greek epic poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey

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„I am not a victim of emotional conflicts. I am human.“

—  Marilyn Monroe American actress, model, and singer 1926 - 1962

Source: Marilyn: Her Life in Her Own Words

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„You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.“

—  Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954

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