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„I'm convinced that there is much inefficiency in the market.“

—  Warren Buffett American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist 1930

The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville (Fall, 1984)

Warren Buffett photo

„The greater the potential for reward in the value portfolio, the less risk there is.“

—  Warren Buffett American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist 1930

The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville (Fall, 1984)

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„The world is narrow, broad the mind—
Thoughts dwell easily side by side
Things collide violently in space“

—  Friedrich Schiller German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright 1759 - 1805

Act II, sc. ii
Wallenstein (1798), Part II - Wallensteins Tod (The Death of Wallenstein)

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„Ten years on the moon could tell us more about the universe than a thousand years on the earth might be able to.“

—  Isaac Asimov American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, known for his works of science fiction and popular … 1920 - 1992

What Can We Expect of the Moon?" in The American Legion Magazine, March 1965
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„Everything that passes in the world, proves to us, in the clearest manner, that it is not governed by an intelligent being.“

—  Baron d'Holbach French-German author, philosopher, encyclopedist 1723 - 1789

Good Sense, or Natural Ideas vs. Supernatural

Wojciech Jaruzelski photo

„Our soldier's hands are clean; he knows his hard service ... and has no other aim but the good of the nation.“

—  Wojciech Jaruzelski Polish military officer and politician 1923 - 2014

Excerpts of Martial law speech (14 December 1981)

Wojciech Jaruzelski photo

„To make tomorrow better we must realize tough realities today, to understand the necessity for renunciation.“

—  Wojciech Jaruzelski Polish military officer and politician 1923 - 2014

Excerpts of Martial law speech (14 December 1981)

Robert Silverberg photo

„Only a man who doubts his own bravery bristles when called a coward.“

—  Robert Silverberg American speculative fiction writer and editor 1935

Source: The Gate of Worlds (1967), Chapter 7 “We Play a Little Game” (p. 122)

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„I was too near it then to see how shallow it all was...“

—  Paul R. Halmos American mathematician 1916 - 2006

I Want to be a Mathematician: An Automathography (1985)

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Fanny J. Crosby photo

„The vilest offender who truly believes,
That moment from Jesus a pardon receives.“

—  Fanny J. Crosby American poet, lyricist and composer 1820 - 1915

Source: from "To God Be The Glory", (1875)

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„Despite everything else that’s facing us, and despite all the bleak news about people not believing and everything, it’s obvious that people do believe. The people of the archdiocese are people of wonderful faith.“

—  Edmund Whalen roman-catholic clergyman 1958

Source: Bishop-elect Edmund J. Whalen Fluently Reaches the Faithful https://cny.org/stories/bishop-elect-edmund-j-whalen-fluently-reaches-the-faithful,20259 (December 4, 2019)

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„We know most of our forefathers, all of our main Founding Fathers, were against slavery, recognized the evils of it.“

—  Kayleigh McEnany American political commentator and writer 1988

Quoted by * 2021-07-06
Kayleigh McEnany Falsely Claims All The ‘Main Founding Fathers’ Opposed Slavery
Source: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/kayleigh-mcenany-false-slavery-claim_n_60e4986ae4b06fb1a6f0128d

Muhammad Iqbál photo

„The immediacy of mystic experience simply means that we know God just as we know other objects. God is not a mathematical entity or a system of concepts mutually related to one another and having no reference to experience.“

—  Muhammad Iqbál Urdu poet and leader of the Pakistan Movement 1877 - 1938

Source: The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Reconstruction_of_Religious_Thought/uCh14nl09jkC?hl=en (1930), p. 14

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British musician, former member of the Beatles 1943 - 2001
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Italian composer 1858 - 1924
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Social activist 1897 - 1980
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