„I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.“

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„I am a lucky man. I have had a dream and it has come true, and that is not a thing that happens often to men.“

—  Edmund Hillary New Zealand mountaineer 1919 - 2008

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„I am not a science fiction writer. I am a fantasy writer. But the label got put on me and stuck.“

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„The only thing I want,
The only thing I need,
The only thing I choose,
The only thing that looks good on me…is you.“

—  Bryan Adams Canadian singer-songwriter 1959

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„I fear that I am losing my mind. But really, it would not be such a precious thing to lose, as it only causes me pain.“

—  L.A. Meyer American writer 1942 - 2014

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„But I am not perfect in my way of putting things
Because I lack the divine simplicity
Of being only what I appear to be.“

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„The only thing I am afraid of is fear.“

—  Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington British soldier and statesman 1769 - 1852

Notes for 3 November 1831.
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