„We are very aware that we are in the middle of a war. But we are still continuing our calm and monotonous lives.“

As quoted at the Women's Museum Istanbul http://istanbulkadinmuzesi.org/en/zabel-yesayan/?tur=Alfabetik

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Zabel Esayan fénykép
Zabel Esayan
örmény író, költő, tanár 1878 - 1943

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„We bring many different perspectives to our work. Our diversity is our strength.
We are limited in our authority. We have a very modest budget. And we have no armies.
But armed with the strength of our convictions, we will continue to speak truth to power. And we will continue to carry out our mandate with independence and objectivity.“

—  Mohamed ElBaradei Egyptian law scholar and diplomat, former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and Nobel Peace P… 1942

Nobel lecture (2005)
Kontextus: Since the Chernobyl accident, we have worked all over the globe to raise nuclear safety performance. And since the September 2001 terrorist attacks, we have worked with even greater intensity on nuclear security. On both fronts, we have built an international network of legal norms and performance standards. But our most tangible impact has been on the ground. Hundreds of missions, in every part of the world, with international experts making sure nuclear activities are safe and secure.
I am very proud of the 2,300 hard working men and women that make up the IAEA staff — the colleagues with whom I share this honour. Some of them are here with me today. We come from over 90 countries. We bring many different perspectives to our work. Our diversity is our strength.
We are limited in our authority. We have a very modest budget. And we have no armies.
But armed with the strength of our convictions, we will continue to speak truth to power. And we will continue to carry out our mandate with independence and objectivity.

Nancy Reagan fénykép

„Our relationship is very special. We were very much in love and still are. Thank God we found each other.“

—  Nancy Reagan actress and first lady of the United States 1921 - 2016

On her relation with her husband, Ronald Reagan, as quoted in an interview with Vanity Fair (July 1998), and in Saving The Reagan Presidency : Trust Is The Coin Of The Realm (2005) by David M. Abshire, p. 107
Variant: Our relationship is very special. We were very much in love and still are. When I say my life began with Ronnie, well, it's true. It did. I can't imagine life without him.
As quoted in "End of a love story" at BBC (5 June 2004) http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/265714.stm
Kontextus: Our relationship is very special. We were very much in love and still are. Thank God we found each other. When I say my life began with Ronnie, well, it's true. It did. Forty-six years? Can't imagine life without him.

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Mortimer J. Adler fénykép

„The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.“

—  Mortimer J. Adler American philosopher and educator 1902 - 2001

Forrás: Joseph Allen (1979). The Leisure alternatives catalog: food for mind & body. p. 134

Julius Malema fénykép

„Zuma … stands in the way towards acquiring land for our people. That is why we will continue attacking him, … We are at war with whites who took our land and we now want it back. We want our land and we want our wealth; if you stand in our way we will crush you, …“

—  Julius Malema South African political activist 1981

To about 800 supporters at the Edendale Lay Ecumenical Centre hall on 29 May 2016, Zuma will be forgiven for Nkandla if he acts on land issue: Malema https://www.enca.com/south-africa/zuma-will-be-forgiven-over-nkandla-if-he-acts-on-land-issue-malema (30 May 2016)

Nicolaus Ludwig Zinzendorf fénykép

„Jesus, still lead on,
Till our rest be won!
And although the way be cheerless,
We will follow calm and fearless;
Guide us by Thy hand
To our fatherland!“

—  Nicolaus Ludwig Zinzendorf German bishop and saint 1700 - 1760

Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 80.

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„We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is free of strife and violence, living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or dangers of weapons of mass destruction.“

—  Hosni Mubarak 4th president of Egypt 1928

Address at a press conference, as quoted in "Mubarak : Arabs to fight 'scourge of terrorism'" at CNN (3 June 2003)

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„The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it.“

—  Hans-Georg Gadamer German philosopher 1900 - 2002

Man and Language (1966)
Kontextus: The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it. Thus it follows that from the forgetfulness of language that its real being consists in what is said in it. What is said in it constitutes the common world in which we live. … The real being of language is that into which we are taken up when we hear it — what is said.

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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn fénykép

„Even if we are spared destruction by war, our lives will have to change if we want to save life from self-destruction.“

—  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Russian writer 1918 - 2008

Harvard University address (1978)
Kontextus: Even if we are spared destruction by war, our lives will have to change if we want to save life from self-destruction. We cannot avoid revising the fundamental definitions of human life and human society. Is it true that man is above everything? Is there no Superior Spirit above him? Is it right that man's life and society's activities have to be determined by material expansion in the first place? Is it permissible to promote such expansion to the detriment of our spiritual integrity?
If the world has not come to its end, it has approached a major turn in history, equal in importance to the turn from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. It will exact from us a spiritual upsurge, we shall have to rise to a new height of vision, to a new level of life where our physical nature will not be cursed as in the Middle Ages, but, even more importantly, our spiritual being will not be trampled upon as in the Modern era.
This ascension will be similar to climbing onto the next anthropologic stage. No one on earth has any other way left but — upward.

Aristotle fénykép

„We make war that we may live in peace.“

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -321 i.e.

„When we estrange ourselves from history we do not enlarge, we diminish ourselves, even as individuals. We subtract from our lives one meaning which they do in fact possess, whether we recognize it or not. We cannot help living in history. We can only fail to be aware of it.“

—  Robert L. Heilbroner American historian and economist 1919 - 2005

Forrás: The Future As History (1960), Chapter IV, Part 9, The Grand Dynamic of History, p. 209
Kontextus: In an age which no longer waits patiently through this life for the rewards of the next, it is a crushing spiritual blow to lose one's sense of participation in mankind's journey, and to see only a huge milling-around, a collective living-out of lives with no larger purpose than the days which each accumulates. When we estrange ourselves from history we do not enlarge, we diminish ourselves, even as individuals. We subtract from our lives one meaning which they do in fact possess, whether we recognize it or not. We cannot help living in history. We can only fail to be aware of it. If we are to meet, endure, and transcend the trials and defeats of the future — for trials and defeats there are certain to be — it can only be from a point of view which, seeing the future as part of the sweep of history, enables us to establish our place in that immense procession in which is incorporated whatever hope humankind may have.

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Stephen Hawking fénykép

„It may be that we are puppets — puppets controlled by the strings of society. But at least we are puppets with perception, with awareness. And perhaps our awareness is the first step to our liberation.“

—  Stanley Milgram Social psychologist 1933 - 1984

As quoted in The Social Dimensions Of Law And Justice In Contemporary India (1979) by V. R. Krishna Iyer
Kontextus: It may be that we are puppets — puppets controlled by the strings of society. But at least we are puppets with perception, with awareness. And perhaps our awareness is the first step to our liberation. The fact that obedience is often a necessity in human society does not diminish our responsibility as citizens. Rather, it confers on us a special obligation to place in positions of authority those most likely to use it humanely. And people are inventive. The variety of political forms we have seen in history are only several of many possible political arrangements. Perhaps the next step is to invent and to explore political forms that will give conscience a better chance to resist errant authority.

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