„If your hate could be turned into electricity, it would light up the whole world.“

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Serbian American inventor 1856 - 1943

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„The total amount of electric power generated by India would not suffice to light up New York City.“

—  Robert L. Heilbroner American historian and economist 1919 - 2005

Source: The Future As History (1960), Chapter II, Part 5, The Terrible Ascent, p. 81

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„Just do something that lights you up, and lights up your customers, and lights up the world and scale to that.“

—  Tim O'Reilly Irish computer programmer 1954

Interview in New York http://go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/2010/09/philosopher-tim-oreilly-lights-up.html by Publishing Point group (29 September 2010)

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„Is there in the whole world a being who would have the right to forgive and could forgive?“

—  Fyodor Dostoyevsky Russian author 1821 - 1881

The Brothers Karamazov (1879–1880)
Context: Is there in the whole world a being who would have the right to forgive and could forgive? I don't want harmony. From love for humanity I don't want it. I would rather be left with the unavenged suffering. I would rather remain with my unavenged suffering and unsatisfied indignation, even if I were wrong. Besides, too high a price is asked for harmony; it's beyond our means to pay so much to enter on it. And so I hasten to give back my entrance ticket, and if I am an honest man I am bound to give it back as soon as possible. And that I am doing. It's not God that I don't accept, Alyosha, only I most respectfully return him the ticket.

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„We talked death with burned-up intensity, both of us drawn to it like moths to an electric light bulb. Sucking on it!“

—  Anne Sexton poet from the United States 1928 - 1974

Source: Anne Sexton: A Self-Portrait in Letters

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„The electric light is pure information. It is a medium without a message.“

—  Marshall McLuhan Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar-- a professor of English literature, a literary critic, and a communicatio… 1911 - 1980

Source: 1960s, Understanding Media (1964), p. 8

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„Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.“

—  James A. Garfield American politician, 20th President of the United States (in office in 1881) 1831 - 1881

Speech in the House of Representatives (June 1874), in The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield (1881) by E. E. Brown, p. 437 http://books.google.com/books?id=vCAFAAAAYAAJ

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„Lift the world up by your levity,
Rock, love, carry it away, turn it upside down.“

—  Sydney Carter British musician and poet 1915 - 2004

"Come, Holy Harlequin" (1974)
Context: Teach the crippled how to leap,
Throw their crutches on a heap,
Rock, love, carry it away, turn it upside down.
Rock, love, carry it away,
Lift the world up by your levity,
Rock, love, carry it away, turn it upside down.

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