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„Few men think; yet all have opinions.“

—  George Berkeley, book Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous

Philonous to Hylas. The Second Dialogue. This appears in a passage first added in the third edition, (1734)
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„Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use regular expressions." Now they have two problems.“

—  Jamie Zawinski American programmer 1968

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„Although some people felt Adolf Hitler was bad, he was a great man and a real conqueror whose name would never be forgotten.“

—  Idi Amin third president of Uganda 1925 - 2003

Quoted in The Evil 100 (2004) by Martin Gilman Wolcott, p. 78.
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„By being too sensitive I have wasted my life.“

—  Arthur Rimbaud French Decadent and Symbolist poet 1854 - 1891

Variant: Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.
Source: Selected Poems and Letters

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