Die Meisten verwechseln Dabeisein mit Erleben. Max Frisch
And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together. Jonathan Swift ...
Lying is not only excusable; it is not only innocent; it is, above all, necessary and unavoidable. Without the ameliorations that it offers, life would become a mere syllogism and hence too metallic to be borne. H. L. Mencken quotes
It is on the whole probably that we continually dream, but that consciousness makes such a noise that we do not hear it. Carl Jung quotes
Doing things for others always pays dividends… Claude M. Bristol quotes
Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start. Edgar Watson Howe quotes
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. Robert Benchley quotes
In inner-party politics, these methods lead, as we shall yet see, to this: the party organization substitutes itself for the party, the central committee substitutes itself for the organization, and, finally, a dictator substitutes himself for the central committee. Leon Trotsky quotes
Daten im Internet sind ein gnädiges Bett: Man merkt nicht einmal, dass man tot ist. Peter Brosch(*1950), Texter und Übersetzer.