„We don't believe in credibility, because we know that we're incredible.“

—  Marilyn Manson, " We're From America http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/marilynmanson/werefromamerica.html".
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„To be persuasive, We must be believable,
To be believable, We must be credible,
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—  Edward R. Murrow Television journalist 1908 - 1965
Context: American traditions and the American ethic require us to be truthful, but the most important reason is that truth is the best propaganda and lies are the worst. To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible we must be truthful. It is as simple as that. Speaking as the Director of USIA, in testimony before a Congressional Committee (May 1963) http://pdaa.publicdiplomacy.org/?page_id=6

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„We're not doing what we do because of sanctions. We're doing what we do because we believe it is right.“

—  F. W. de Klerk South African politician 1936
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„We are not saved because we're good. We're good because we're saved.“

—  Rich Mullins American christian musician 1955 - 1997
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„Science is what we do when we don't know what we're doing.“

—  Alvaro De Rujula 1944
Alvaro De Rujula, quoted in "Large Hadron Collider - The Search For The Higgs" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XbKZwXK-3c; this quote can be heard at approximately 3:55 to 4:15 in the video. It is important to note, it could be taken out of context. It implies that science is what we use when we do not know the answer to something.

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„It's not just that we remember things wrongly, but we don't even know we're remembering them wrongly“

—  Daniel Levitin American psychologist 1957
Context: It's not just that we remember things wrongly, but we don't even know we're remembering them wrongly, doggedly insisting that the inaccuracies are in fact true.

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„We're all alive, but we don't know why or what for; we're all searching for happiness; we're all leading lives that are different and yet the same.“

—  Anne Frank victim of the Holocaust and author of a diary 1929 - 1945
6 July 1944 Variant translation: We all live with the objective of being happy, our lives are all different and yet the same.

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