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Tupac Shakur154
rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
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Andrzej Majewski13
Polish writer and photographer 1966
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Kurt Cobain156
American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
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Sukavich Rangsitpol31
Thai politician 1935
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Lil Peep11
American rapper 1996 - 2017
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„If someone insults me, I only feel an infinite pity for him.“

—  K. R. Narayanan 9th Vice President and the 10th President of India 1920 - 2005

Source: Gopalkrishna Gandhi "A remarkable life-story"

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„When they saw me in my space suit and the parachute dragging alongside as I walked, they started to back away in fear. I told them, don't be afraid, I am a Soviet like you, who has descended from space and I must find a telephone to call Moscow!“

—  Yuri Gagarin Soviet pilot and cosmonaut, the first human in space 1934 - 1968

Recalling his meeting with workers in a field, upon his landing, as quoted in "Life on Mars?" by Jesse Skinner in Toro magazine (14 October 2008) http://www.toromagazine.com/epigraph/d8e350a4-e3e5-2b94-5916-3c4e788b808c/Life-on-Mars/index.html

Citát „I'm not perfect. But I'll always be real.“
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„Poverty is the mother of crime.“

—  Cassiodorus, Variae

Bk. 9, no. 13; translation from S. Giora Shoham and Gill Sher (eds.) The Many Faces of Crime and Deviance (White Plains, N.Y.: Sheridan House, 1983) p. 32.
Variae
Original: (la) Mater criminum necessitas tollitur.

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„Persevere in prayer without ceasing.. to understand and live according to his will, not to change it.“

—  Charbel Makhlouf Lebanese Maronite monk and saint 1828 - 1898

Love is a Radiant Light: The Life & Words of Saint Charbel (2019)

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„When women cut themselves off from men, they sink backward into psychological and spiritual stagnancy.“

—  Camille Paglia American writer 1947

Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992), p. 24

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„We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.“

—  William Faulkner American writer 1897 - 1962

Source: Essays, Speeches & Public Letters

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„Rock journalism is people who can't write, interviewing people who can't talk, in order to provide articles for people who can't read.“

—  Frank Zappa, book The Real Frank Zappa Book

"Ben Watson interviews Frank Zappa", in MOJO magazine (October 1993).
Variant: Rock journalism is people who can't write, interviewing people who can't talk, in order to provide articles for people who can't read
Source: The Real Frank Zappa Book

Citát „It's better to have something to remember than anything to regret.“
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„Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is the best…“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

"Packard Goose"
"Joe's Garage Acts II & III" (1979)
Variant: Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is the best.

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„Jazz is not dead, it just smells funny.“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

'Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen's Church)
Roxy & Elsewhere (1974)
Variant: Jazz is not dead, it just smells funny

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„Anything Anytime Anyplace For No Reason At All (or AAAFNRAA)“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

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„Without deviation, progress is not possible.“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

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„A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

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