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„Tell the truth. That way you don't have to remember a story.“

—  John Wooden, Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court

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„Money poisons you when you've got it, and starves you when you haven't.“

—  D.H. Lawrence English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter 1885 - 1930

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„Security is a kind of death.“

—  Tennessee Williams American playwright 1911 - 1983

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„Capitalism is but the gentleman's method of slavery“

—  Kwame Nkrumah Pan Africanist and First Prime Minister and President of Ghana 1909 - 1972
Context: Capitalism is a development by refinement from feudalism just as feudalism is a development by refinement from slavery. Capitalism is but the gentleman's method of slavery. Quoted in The Jewel of Africa, Vol. 1 (1968), p. 22.

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„The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain“

—  Jennifer Aniston television and film actress from the United States 1969
Oprah Magazine (2004)

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„The real struggle is not between East and West, or capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.“

—  Martin Buber German Jewish Existentialist philosopher and theologian 1878 - 1965
As quoted in Encounter with Martin Buber (1972) by Aubrey Hodes, p. 135

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„There is no point to be alive if you can't do deadlift.“

—  Jón Páll Sigmarsson Icelandic strongman 1960 - 1993
As quoted in Dhani Jones, Jonathan Grotenstein, The Sportsman (2011), p. 169 Jones & Grotenstein comment that this quote refers to Sigmarsson's "ability to lift enormous weights off the ground. Jón Páll was only 32 when he died of a heart attack brought on by - you guessed it - a deadlift."

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Charles Spurgeon46
British preacher, author, pastor and evangelist 1834 - 1892
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Japanese author 1909 - 1948
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British novelist, poet, playwright and Nobel Prize for Li... 1911 - 1993
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American Presbyterian theologian 1797 - 1878
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