„Dada belongs to everybody.“

As quoted in Dada Art and Anti-art, Hand Richter, Thames & Hudson, London & New York, 2004
Tzara's reaction when in 1921 w:Picabia, Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp jokingly asked to grant them permission to use the name 'Dada' as their own name for Dada in New York.
1920s

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Tristan Tzara4
écrivain français 1896 - 1963

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„I speak only of myself since I do not wish to convince, I have no right to drag others into my river, I oblige no one to follow me and everybody practices his art in his own way."

- Tristan Tzara "Dada Manifesto 1918“

—  Tristan Tzara Romanian and French avant-garde poet, essayist and performance artist 1896 - 1963

1910s, Dada Manifesto', 1918
Contexte: Dada; knowledge of all the means rejected up until now... Dada; abolition of logic, which is the dance of those impotent to create: Dada; of every social hierarchy and equation set up for the sake of values by our valets: Dada; every object, all objects, sentiments, obscurities, apparitions and the precise clash of parallel lines are weapons for the fight: Dada; abolition of memory: Dada; abolition of archaeology: Dada; abolition of prophets: Dada; abolition of the future: Dada; absolute and unquestionable faith in every god that is the immediate product of spontaneity:* Dada; elegant and unprejudiced leap from a harmony to the other sphere... Freedom: Dada Dada Dada, a roaring of tense colors, and interlacing of opposites and of all contradictions, grotesques, inconsistencies: LIFE.

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„It belongs to everybody who is willing to make the effort to learn it. And what is true of science is true of poetry. … Poetry and science are gifts given to all of humanity.“

—  Freeman Dyson, livre The Scientist as Rebel

Part I : Contemporary Issues in Science, Ch. 1 : "The Scientist as Rebel"; this first appeared in New York Review of Books (25 May 1995).
The Scientist As Rebel (2006)
Contexte: There is no such thing as a unique scientific vision, any more than there is a unique poetic vision. Science is a mosaic of partial and conflicting visions. But there is one common element in these visions. The common element is rebellion against the restrictions imposed by the locally prevailing culture, Western or Eastern as the case may be. It is no more Western than it is Arab or Indian or Japanese or Chinese. Arabs and Indians and Japanese and Chinese had a big share in the development of modern science. And two thousand years earlier, the beginnings of science were as much Babylonian and Egyptian as Greek. One of the central facts about science is that it pays no attention to East and West and North and South and black and yellow and white. It belongs to everybody who is willing to make the effort to learn it. And what is true of science is true of poetry.... Poetry and science are gifts given to all of humanity.

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„All information belongs to everybody all the time. It should be available. It should be accessible to the child, to the woman, to the man, to the old person, to the semiliterate, to the presidents of universities, to everyone. It should be open.“

—  Maya Angelou American author and poet 1928 - 2014

As quoted in <i>Interview: How Libraries Changed Maya Angelou's Life</i>, by Angela Montefinise, October 29, 2010

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„I became the protagonist of my story and the protagonist of my life. I realized we’ve all been left out of this story. We are always the supporting characters, and we have to say no. My job is to show people that everyone belongs in the theater, everyone belongs making films, everybody has something important to teach someone else. And that’s why stories are so important.“

—  Josefina Lopez American playwright 1969

On making Latinos the center of the story in “Josefina López: ‘I became the protagonist of my story’” https://boyleheightsbeat.com/josefina-lopez-i-became-the-protagonist-of-my-story/ in Boyle Heights Beat (2018 Sep 19)

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„Everybody is a candle, true. But not everybody is lit.“

—  Harbhajan Singh Yogi Indian-American Sikh Yogi 1929 - 2004

The Eight Human Talents (2001)

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„Here everybody has a neighbor,
Everybody has a friend.
Everybody has a reason to begin again.“

—  Bruce Springsteen American singer and songwriter 1949

"Long Walk Home"
Song lyrics, Magic (2007)

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„I think everybody should be nice to everybody.“

—  Andy Warhol American artist 1928 - 1987

Variante: I think everybody should like everybody.

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„There's only one thing that's certain
And that's everybody, everybody's hurting“

—  Jakob Dylan singer and songwriter 1969

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„Hide until everybody goes home. Hide until everybody forgets about you. Hide until everybody dies.“

—  Yoko Ono Japanese artist, author, and peace activist 1933

Source: Grapefruit: A Book of Instructions and Drawings

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„(…) To see myself in everybody and everybody in myself most certainly is love.“

—  Nisargadatta Maharaj Indian guru 1897 - 1981

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„Greeting cards routinely tell us everybody deserves love. No. Everybody deserves clean water. Not everybody deserves love all the time.“

—  Zadie Smith, livre White Teeth

Source: White Teeth (2000)
Contexte: You hear girls in the toilets of clubs saying, 'Yeah, he fucked off and left me. He just couldn't deal with love. He was too fucked up to know how to love me.' Now how did that happen? What was it about this unlovable century that convinced us we were, despite everything, eminently lovable as a people, as a species? What made us think that anyone who fails to love us is damaged, lacking, malfunctioning in some way? And particularly if they replace us with a god, or a weeping madonna, or the face of Christ in a ciabatta roll—then we call them crazy. Deluded. Regressive. We are so convinced of the goodness of ourselves, and the goodness of our love, we cannot bear to believe that there might be something more worthy of love than us, more worthy of worship. Greeting cards routinely tell us everybody deserves love. No. Everybody deserves clean water. Not everybody deserves love all the time.

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„Everybody loves the sound of a train in the distance
Everybody thinks its true.“

—  Paul Simon American musician, songwriter and producer 1941

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