Quotes about thinking

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„The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think.“

—  David Icke English writer and public speaker 1952

Variant: The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think.

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„The victim should have the right to end his life, if he wants. But I think it would be a great mistake. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there's life, there is hope.“

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018

On voluntary euthanasia as quoted in People's Daily Online (14 June 2006) http://english.people.com.cn/200606/14/eng20060614_273839.html

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„It's sort of like a mockery in a way of reality because they think everything is smiles and sweetness and flowers when there is something bitter to taste. And to pretend there isn't is foolish.“

—  Edie Sedgwick Socialite, actress, model 1943 - 1971

On the 60's flower children
Edie : Girl On Fire (2006)
Context: It's sort of like a mockery in a way of reality because they think everything is smiles and sweetness and flowers when there is something bitter to taste. And to pretend there isn't is foolish. I mean the ones that wonder around and know, at the same time, and yet wear flowers, and they deserve to wear flowers. And they've earned their smile... you can tell by people's eyes.

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„France is the nation of the rights of man. … I am sure that none of you commits the insult of thinking that the government, the army, or the administration could wish for and organize torture.“

—  Jean Monnet French political economist regarded by many as a chief architect of European unity 1888 - 1979

Speech on the war in French Algeria before French National Assembly (1957), cited in Torture: The Role of Ideology in the French–Algerian War (1989) by Rita Maran, p. 44

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„The connection between the language in which we think/program and the problems and solutions we can imagine is very close. For this reason restricting language features with the intent of eliminating programmer errors is at best dangerous.“

—  Bjarne Stroustrup Danish computer scientist, creator of C++ 1950

Bjarne Stroustrup's The C++ Programming Language (Third Edition and Special Edition) Notes to the Reader page 9, 2012-04-28, http://web.archive.org/web/20091128074415/http://www2.research.att.com/~bs/3rd_notes.pdf#page=7, 2009-11-28 http://www2.research.att.com/~bs/3rd_notes.pdf#page=7,

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„People who think they know everything really annoy those of us who know we don't.“

—  Bjarne Stroustrup Danish computer scientist, creator of C++ 1950

Bjarne Stroustrup's FAQ: Did you really say that?, 2007-11-15 http://www.stroustrup.com/bs_faq.html#really-say-that,

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„If you think it's simple, then you have misunderstood the problem.“

—  Bjarne Stroustrup Danish computer scientist, creator of C++ 1950

Bjarne Stroustrup's FAQ: Did you really say that?, 2007-11-15 http://www.stroustrup.com/bs_faq.html#really-say-that,

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„If they made a film of my life, I think they should get George Clooney to play me. He's a fantastic actor and my wife thinks he would be ideal.“

—  José Mourinho Portuguese association football player and manager 1963

http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1033132.html
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