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„I still carry the marks on my body of what those "German supermen" did to me then.“

—  Irena Sendler Polish resistance fighter and Holocaust rescuer 1910 - 2008
Context: I still carry the marks on my body of what those "German supermen" did to me then. I was sentenced to death. Referring to Nazi doctrines that German "Aryans" were a "master-race" of "supermen", as quoted in "Holocaust heroine's survival tale" by Adam Easton in BBC News (3 March 2005)

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„I continue to have pangs of conscience that I did so little.“

—  Irena Sendler Polish resistance fighter and Holocaust rescuer 1910 - 2008
Context: Let me stress most emphatically that we who were rescuing children are not some kind of heroes. Indeed, that term irritates me greatly. The opposite is true. I continue to have pangs of conscience that I did so little. As quoted in "Holocaust heroine's survival tale" by Adam Easton in BBC News (3 March 2005)

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Irena Sendler photo

„I was brought up to believe that a person must be rescued when drowning, regardless of religion and nationality.“

—  Irena Sendler Polish resistance fighter and Holocaust rescuer 1910 - 2008
As quoted in "Holocaust heroine's survival tale" by Adam Easton in BBC News (3 March 2005) http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4314145.stm

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„Heroes do extraordinary things. What I did was not an extraordinary thing. It was normal.“

—  Irena Sendler Polish resistance fighter and Holocaust rescuer 1910 - 2008
Quoted in "Irena Sendlerowa: Warsaw social worker who rescued thousands from the Jewish ghetto" by Rupert Cornwell in The Independent (14 May 2008)

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„How true it is that some have greatness thrust upon them! - and you may be quite sure that it was none of my seeking.“

—  John Tenniel British illustrator, graphic humourist and political cartoonist 1820 - 1914
M. N. Cohen & E. Wakeling, Lewis Carroll and his Illustrators (2003), Of his knighthood; p. 18

Citát „It's easier to build strong children then repair broken men.“
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„The singular mission of the working woman is to fuse her feminine calling with her vocational calling and, by means of that fusion, to give a feminine quality to her vocational calling.“

—  Edith Stein Jewish-German nun, theologian and philosopher 1891 - 1942
Essays on Woman (1996), Fundamental Principles of Women's Education (1931)

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„Don't put no constrictions on da people. Leave 'em ta hell alone.“

—  Jimmy Durante American jazz singer, pianist, comedian and actor 1893 - 1980
As quoted in Low Man On A Totem Pole (1941) by Harry Allen Smith, p. 185 Variant: Why can't everybody leave everybody else the hell alone?

Ariana Grande photo

„Pain is just a consequence of love.“

—  Ariana Grande American singer-songwriter 1993
My Everything (2014)

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Robert Burns photo

„But to see her was to love her,
Love but her, and love forever.“

—  Robert Burns Scottish poet and lyricist 1759 - 1796
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Bonny Lesley.

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„Music is something everyone on Earth can share. Music is meant to heal us, to bring us together, to make us happy.“

—  Ariana Grande American singer-songwriter 1993
Twitter statement on the Manchester terrorist attack https://twitter.com/ArianaGrande/status/868164986887176192 (26 May 2017)

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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