„That's the trouble with loving a wild thing: You're always left watching the door.“

—  Edith Pattou, book East

Source: East

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„If you're watching everybody, you're watching nobody.“

—  John Gilmore Internet activist, software programmer and contributor to the GNU project 1955

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„Whenever you look back and say, "If," you know you're in trouble. There's no such thing as "if." The only thing that counts is what really happened.“

—  D.J. MacHale, book The Merchant of Death

Variant: Whenever you look back and say "if" you know you're in trouble. There is no such thing as "if". The only thing that matters is what really happened.
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„I don't think goodness is something that you learn. If you're left adrift in the world to learn goodness from it, you would be in trouble.“

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„English: "I entered through the big door and left through the big door."“

—  Carlos Menem Argentine politician who was President of Argentina from 1989 to 1999 1930

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„But old Death, who can't forget,
Waits his time and watches yet,
Waits and watches by the door.“

—  Robert Graves English poet and novelist 1895 - 1985

"The Cottage".
Fairies and Fusiliers (1917)
Context: Through the window I can see
Rooks above the cherry-tree,
Sparrows in the violet bed,
Bramble-bush and bumble-bee,
And old red bracken smoulders still
Among boulders on the hill,
Far too bright to seem quite dead.
But old Death, who can't forget,
Waits his time and watches yet,
Waits and watches by the door.

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