„You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.“

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„Push on,—keep moving.“

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„It doesn’t say rest on your laurels, but to keep on pushing. In this work, sometimes you get heavy criticism. People do say ugly things, ‘You just want money.’ I just want other people to have health care. You know, Jesus healed everybody and never charged a co-pay.“

—  William Barber II civil rights leader from North Carolina 1963

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„I mean, after a certain age you figure out just because a button works doesn't mean you have to push it.“

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„[on being condescended to by a flight attendant] Ma'am, when I got up this morning, I didn't wanna be a jackass…you just pushed my jackass button.“

—  Bill Engvall American comedian and actor 1957

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„But patience can't be acquired overnight. It's just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it, to push its limits.“

—  Eknath Easwaran spiritual teacher, author of books on meditation and spiritual practice, and translator and interpreter of Indian liter… 1910 - 1999

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„I do not think we should have pushed for an election in the Palestinian territories. I think that was a big mistake. And if we were going to push for an election, then we should have made sure that we did something to determine who was going to win.“

—  Hillary Clinton American politician, senator, Secretary of State, First Lady 1947

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„You can't push on a string.“

—  John Maynard Keynes British economist 1883 - 1946

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„Did I fall or was I pushed?
Did I fall or was I pushed?
And where's the blood?“

—  Thom Yorke English musician, philanthropist and singer-songwriter 1968

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