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Miyuru Amarasiri photo

„If you look at the darkness, not light, every day, your life will be filled with darkness.“

—  Miyuru Amarasiri Artist 2002

Coos, "Miyuru Amarasiri," https://www.coos.com/quotes/if-you-look-at-the-darkness-not-light-every-day-your-life-will-be-filled-with-darkness-%E2%80%95-miyuru-bhashitha-amarasiri June 10, 2021,

Bertrand Russell photo

„Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970

Mark Twain photo

„It is not worth while to try to keep history from repeating itself, for man's character will always make the preventing of the repetitions impossible.“

—  Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910

Mark Twain in Eruption: Hitherto Unpublished Pages About Men and Events (1940) edited by Bernard DeVoto

Maya Angelou photo
Maya Angelou photo

„Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.“

—  Maya Angelou, book Letter to My Daughter

Variant: Be a rainbow in somebody else's cloud.
Source: Letter to My Daughter

Maya Angelou photo
Maya Angelou photo

„I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me "I love you."“

—  Maya Angelou American author and poet 1928 - 2014

The Distinguished Annie Clark Tanner Lecture, 16th-annual Families Alive Conference, Weber State University, May 8, 1997 - Full text online at weber.edu http://departments.weber.edu/chfam/familiesalive/angelouspeech.html3
Context: I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me "I love you." … There is an African saying which is: "Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt."

Maya Angelou photo

„At the end of the day people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.“

—  Maya Angelou American author and poet 1928 - 2014

This is a very close paraphrase of a quotation attributed to Carl Buehner in a book published many years earlier - “They may forget what you said — but they will never forget how you made them feel.” quoted in Richard Evans' Quote Book, 1971, Publisher's Press, ASIN: B000TV5WBW, although it is widely (mis)attributed to Angelou in her book Worth Repeating: More Than 5,000 Classic and Contemporary Quotes (2003) by Bob Kelly, p. 263,
Misattributed
Variant: People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.

Robert Pattinson photo
Les Brown photo
Les Brown photo

„‎Someone's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.“

—  Les Brown American politician 1945

Variant: Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.

Zakir Naik photo

„I have always condemned terrorism, because according to the glorious Koran, if you kill one innocent person, then you have killed the whole of humanity.“

—  Zakir Naik Islamic televangelist 1965

Pointing, that he supports no terrorism. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1927280,00.html

Zakir Naik photo

„If exposure of body is modernism, then animals are more modern than humans.“

—  Zakir Naik Islamic televangelist 1965

Zakir Naik https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/7133146.Zakir_Naik

Virginia Woolf photo
Michael Faraday photo

„Speculations? I have none. I am resting on certainties.“

—  Michael Faraday English scientist 1791 - 1867

When asked about his speculations on life beyond death, as quoted in The Homiletic Review‎ (April 1896), p. 442
Context: Speculations? I have none. I am resting on certainties. I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

Gabriela Mistral photo
Robert Anton Wilson photo
Ronald Reagan photo

„A few months ago I told the American people I did not trade arms for hostages. My heart and my best intentions still tell me that's true, but the facts and the evidence tell me it is not.“

—  Ronald Reagan American politician, 40th president of the United States (in office from 1981 to 1989) 1911 - 2004

television address (4 March 1987)
1980s, Second term of office (1985–1989)

Rudolf Steiner photo

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

Today anniversaries
George Raymond Richard Martin photo
George Raymond Richard Martin34
American writer, screenwriter and television producer 1948
Sophia Loren photo
Sophia Loren32
Italian actress 1934
Annie Besant photo
Annie Besant85
British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, wr… 1847 - 1933
Upton Sinclair photo
Upton Sinclair50
American novelist, writer, journalist, political activist 1878 - 1968
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