„I am the people — the mob — the crowd — the mass.
Do you know that all the great work of the world is done through me?“

"I Am the People, the Mob" (1916)

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Carl Sandburg fénykép
Carl Sandburg4
1878 - 1967

Hasonló idézetek

V.S. Naipaul fénykép

„One isn't born one's self. One is born with a mass of expectations, a mass of other people's ideas — and you have to work through it all.“

—  V.S. Naipaul Trinidadian-British writer of Indo-Nepalese ancestry 1932 - 2018

As quoted in "V.S. Naipaul in Search of Himself: A Conversation" with Mel Gussow, The New York Times, (24 April 1994) http://www.nytimes.com/books/98/06/07/specials/naipaul-conversation.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

Muammar Gaddafi fénykép
Matka Tereza fénykép

„I am so pleased with all the good work you are doing for world peace and for people in so many countries. May we continue to work together and to share together all for the glory of God and for the good of man.“

—  Matka Tereza Roman Catholic saint of Albanian origin 1910 - 1997

To Sri Chinmoy, as quoted in The Wings of Joy : Finding Your Path to Inner Peace (1997) by Sri Chinmoy
1990s

Bartolomeo Vanzetti fénykép
Greta Garbo fénykép

„I am bewildered by the thousands of strange people who write me letters. They do not know me. Why do they do that?“

—  Greta Garbo Swedish-American actress 1905 - 1990

Screen Secrets: Greta Garbo Breaks her Silence (1928)

Linus Torvalds fénykép

„I am a lazy person, which is why I like open source, for other people to do work for me.“

—  Linus Torvalds Finnish-American software engineer and hacker 1969

Torvalds, Linus, 2015-01-15, <nowiki>Linus Torvalds on why he isn’t nice: &quot;I don’t care about you&quot;</nowiki>, 2015-01-20 http://arstechnica.com/business/2015/01/linus-torvalds-on-why-he-isnt-nice-i-dont-care-about-you/,
2010s, 2015

M. C. Escher fénykép

„My work has nothing to do with people, nothing to do with psychology. I am much more cerebral than Willink. I do not wish to be deep at all. I know that I don't hide anything at all in this work. When Carel Willink paints a naked lady in a street, I think: what is that lady doing there?... the house facades give me a lugubrious impression. So it is a lugubrious street. My work is not lugubrious. If you ask Willink: 'Why are those naked mistresses there', you do not receive an answer. With me you always get an answer when you ask: why..“

—  M. C. Escher Dutch graphic artist 1898 - 1972

version in original Dutch (origineel citaat van M.C. Escher, in het Nederlands): Mijn werk heeft niets met de mens, niets met psychologie te maken. Ik ben veel cerebraler dan Willink. Ik wens helemaal niet diep te zijn. Ik weet dat ik in dit werk niets verberg. Als Carel Willink een naakte juffrouw in een straat schildert, denk ik: wat heeft die juffrouw daar te maken?.. ..de gevels maken op mij de indruk van iets lugubers. Het is dus een lugubere straat. Mijn werk is niet luguber. Als je Willink vraagt: waarom zijn die naakte juffrouwen daar, krijg je geen antwoord. Bij mij krijg je altijd antwoord als je vraagt: waarom..
1960's, M.C. Escher, interviewed by Bibeb', 1968

John Buchan fénykép

„This crowded world of Space was perfectly real to him. How he had got to it I do not know.“

—  John Buchan British politician 1875 - 1940

Space (1912)
Kontextus: This crowded world of Space was perfectly real to him. How he had got to it I do not know. Perhaps his mind, dwelling constantly on the problem, had unsealed some atrophied cell and restored the old instinct. Anyhow, he was living his daily life with a foot in each world.

LeBron James fénykép

„I dont care what people think about me? If I will start thinking that then what people will do. No work for them…Lol so think about me, admire about me, dream about me so I can show to world how sexy I am.“

—  Nikita Gokhale Indian Actress, Indian Model 1990

"‘6 bold statements of Nikita Gokhale’" http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/marathi/movies/6-bold-statements-of-Nikita-Gokhale/6-bold-statements-of-Nikita-Gokhale/photostory/45617534.cms.TimesOfIndia.com. December 23, 2014.

Michael Jackson fénykép
Hendrik Verwoerd fénykép

„The black masses of South Africa – and I know Bantu in all parts of South Africa – are orderly and peace-loving. They are loyal to the government and administration of the country … The groups of people seeking their own gain are small and they make use of mass psychology at mass gatherings, and by threats and other means are sometimes the cause of trouble … We do not intend to be perturbed by what is said and done in the outside world in all ignorance.“

—  Hendrik Verwoerd Prime Minister of South Africa from 1958 until his assassination in 1966 1901 - 1966

On 26 May 1960 at a large political rally at Meyerton, Transvaal, as quoted by David Harrison in The White Tribe of Africa https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=LgwWMUbyNVUC, University of California Press, 1983, p. 165.

Tim Cook fénykép
Ira Glass fénykép

„What nobody tells people who are beginners — and I really wish someone had told this to me... is that all of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, and it’s just not that good. It’s trying to be good, it has potential, but it’s not.
But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. And your taste is why your work disappoints you. A lot of people never get past this phase. They quit. Most people I know who do interesting, creative work went through years of this. We know our work doesn’t have this special thing that we want it to have. We all go through this. And if you are just starting out or you are still in this phase, you gotta know it’s normal and the most important thing you can do is do a lot of work. Put yourself on a deadline so that every week you will finish one story.
It is only by going through a volume of work that you will close that gap, and your work will be as good as your ambitions. And I took longer to figure out how to do this than anyone I’ve ever met. It’s gonna take awhile. It’s normal to take awhile. You’ve just gotta fight your way through.“

—  Ira Glass American radio personality 1959

The Taste Gap: Ira Glass on the Secret of Creative Success, Animated in Living Typography http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/01/29/ira-glass-success-daniel-sax/ at brainpickings.org
This American Life

Edward Snowden fénykép

„I don’t work with people. I don’t recruit agents. What I do is I put systems to work for the United States. And I’ve done that at all levels from — from the bottom on the ground all the way to the top.“

—  Edward Snowden American whistleblower and former National Security Agency contractor 1983

nbcnews.com http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/edward-snowden-interview/naive-gravely-mistaken-analysts-rebut-snowden-claims-n117101
2014

Davy Crockett fénykép

„Heaven knows that I have done all that a mortal could do, to save the people, and the failure was not my fault, but the fault of others.“

—  Davy Crockett American politician 1786 - 1836

As quoted in David Crockett: The Man and the Legend (1994) by James Atkins Shackford, p. 106

Kurt Russell fénykép

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