— Fernando Pessoa Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher 1888 - 1935
„Use your voice while you still have it. I tell you with everything in me, I think they are going to silence voices like mine, and Bill O'Reilly, and Rush, and everybody else. They will silence us. They cannot continue to let us speak out.“
— Glenn Beck U.S. talk radio and television host 1964
Beck rants about "power grab," claims "they are going to silence voices like mine"
Media Matters for America
„Edward holds up a hand for silence. “If you please, Captain: he’s thinking. Let us savor the exquisite rarity of the moment.”“
Source: The Sons of Heaven (2007), Chapter 26, Section 2 “One Week Later, Linear Time” (p. 319)
— Dionysius I of Syracuse Sicilian tyrant -430 - -367 BC
Frag. 6, as quoted in Handy-book of Literary Curiosities (1892) by William Shepard Walsh, p. 1009.
Source: The Last Dragonslayer
„...there is no accessible luxury. There is no aspirational luxury. It’s either luxury or not luxury.“
— Brunello Cucinelli Italian entrepreneur and philanthropist 1953
Source: CEO Talk | Brunello Cucinelli, Founder and Chief Executive https://www.businessoffashion.com/amp/articles/ceo-talk/ceo-talk-brunello-cucinelli-founder-chief-executive-brunello-cucinelli Imran Amed, Business of Fashion, 1 July 2014
„We had forgotten the art of using silence to convey emotions in our films and that's what you seem to have mastered. You've used silence to great advantage in the film. It's brilliant.“
— Amitabh Bachchan Indian actor 1942
To Farhan Akhtar, after a private screening of the film, Lakshya, reported in Cine Blitz (2004).
— George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax English politician 1633 - 1695
Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Reflections (1750), Moral Thoughts and Reflections
— Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 BC
— John Lothrop Motley American historian and diplomat 1814 - 1877
Quoted from Motley's conversation by his friend Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., in The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1858), ch. 6, p. 143.
„Men have still not realized that letting women do so much of the work for so little reward makes a man in the house an expensive luxury rather than a necessity.“
— Germaine Greer Australian feminist author 1939
Work (pg. 136)
The Whole Woman (1999)
„Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine,
Yet let's be merry: we'll have tea and toast;
Custards for supper, and an endless host
Of syllabubs and jellies and mince-pies,
And other such ladylike luxuries.“
— Percy Bysshe Shelley English Romantic poet 1792 - 1822
Letter to Maria Gisborne (1820), l. 302
„Reconquer the streets, the markets – the public spaces, with the same message of opposition: We are devastated, but we will not give up. With torches and roses, we deliver this message to the world: We do not let fear break us. And we do not let the fear of fear silence us.“
— Jens Stoltenberg Norwegian politician, 13th Secretary-General of NATO, 27th Prime Minister of Norway 1959
The City Hall Square Speech, July 25. 2011 ( Aftenposten http://www.aftenposten.no/nyheter/iriks/article4185069.ece).