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„Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.“

—  Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963

Variant: Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

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„Experience is what you get while looking for something else.“

—  Federico Fellini Italian filmmaker 1920 - 1993

"Experience"
I'm a Born Liar (2003)

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„Worrying is like praying for something you don't want.“

—  Robert Downey Jr. American actor 1965

Source: Biography

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„When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.“

—  Paulo Coelho, book The Alchemist

E quando você quer alguma coisa, todo o Universo conspira para que você realize seu desejo.
Variant: And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Source: The Alchemist (1988), p. 22; a variant of this has become attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen" — but no occurrence of this a statement has been located prior to in The Gift of Depression : Twenty-one Inspirational Stories Sharing Experience, Strength, and Hope (2001) by John F. Brown, p. 56

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„We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.“

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018

Der Spiegel (17 October 1988)

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„I think computer viruses should count as life … I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.“

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018

Speech at Macworld Expo in Boston, as quoted in The Daily News (4 August 1994) http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=bD8PAAAAIBAJ&sjid=IoYDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4837%2C5338590. A nearly identical quote can be found at the end of the second paragraph of his lecture Life in the Universe http://hawking.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=65 (1996).