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„I'm interested when people will stand up for themselves. I'm always interested in that moment when someone decides it's not good enough, and even though it's painful, they're willing to make a change.“

—  Jennifer Beals American actress and a former teen model 1963

Interview, City's Best (4 February 2011) http://www.citysbest.com/chicago/news/2011/02/04/jennifer-beals-talks-chicago-code-windy-city-pride/.

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„For some people, they may categorize it as “gay love”. And for me, I simply see it as love. And there’s no corner of the universe where love cannot abide and grow.“

—  Jennifer Beals American actress and a former teen model 1963

Podcast for The L Word from ourchart.com (~8 April 2008) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_M3lgXIBI8&feature=related.

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„I simply wanted to advance the field of artificial intelligence so that computers could do what they do best (organize and analyze information) to help people do what they do best, those inspired leaps of intuition that fuel original ideas and breakthroughs.“

—  Paul Allen American inventor, investor and philanthropist 1953 - 2018

The Washington Post: "Thought process: Building an artificial brain" http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2015/09/30/brain/ (30 September 2015)

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„The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people meaner.“

—  Karl Kraus Czech playwright and publicist 1874 - 1936

Half-Truths and One-And-A-Half Truths (1976)

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Muhammad Ali photo

„I'm retiring because there are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.“

—  Muhammad Ali African American boxer, philanthropist and activist 1942 - 2016

As quoted in Secrets of Power Persuasion for Salespeople (2003) by Roger Dawson , p. 192

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Muhammad Ali photo
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„It's a lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.“

—  Muhammad Ali African American boxer, philanthropist and activist 1942 - 2016

As quoted in 101 Best Ways to Get Ahead (2004) edited by Michael E. Angier, with Sarah Pond, p. 59

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„You can't copy anybody and end with anything. If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music.“

—  Billie Holiday, book Lady Sings the Blues

Variant: Everyones got to be different. You can't copy anybody and end up with anything. If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. And without feeling, whatever you do amounts to nothing.
Source: Lady Sings the Blues

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„Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff.“

—  Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993

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