„The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order…With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.“

—  Edward R. Murrow, Address at London Guildhall (19 October 1959)
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Edward R. Murrow
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„It would be a much better country if women did not vote. That is simply a fact.“

—  Ann Coulter author, political commentator 1961
Context: It would be a much better country if women did not vote. That is simply a fact. In fact, in every presidential election since 1950 — except Goldwater in '64 — the Republican would have won, if only the men had voted. As quoted in "An appalling magic" in The Guardian (17 May 2003).

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„With all respect, why do you give crap countries a vote?“

—  Sacha Baron Cohen English stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and voice actor 1971
As quoted in "War" http://www.listenonrepeat.com/watch/?v=qyA-A3mYV6A (28 February 2003), Da Ali G Show

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„Remind yourself that all men assert that wisdom is the greatest good, but that there are few who strenuously seek out that greatest good.“

—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -500 avant J.-C.
"Pythagorean Ethical Sentences From Stobæus" (1904)

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„Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money.“

—  Alan Ayckbourn English playwright 1939
Preface to The Norman Conquests (New York: Grove Press, [1975] 1988) p. 11.

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