„There's a terror in knowing what the world is about“

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„My father's simple message - it's not an anti-Muslim message, it's [an] anti-terror message, you know, we have ISIS and they're running in rampant around the world and we have to do something about it.“

—  Eric Trump American businessman and philanthropist 1984
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„What do I know about God and the purpose of life?
I know that this world exists.“

—  Ludwig Wittgenstein Austrian-British philosopher 1889 - 1951
1910s, Notebooks 1914-1916, Context: What do I know about God and the purpose of life? I know that this world exists. That I am placed in it like my eye in its visual field. That something about it is problematic, which we call its meaning. This meaning does not lie in it but outside of it. That life is the world. That my will penetrates the world. That my will is good or evil. Therefore that good and evil are somehow connected with the meaning of the world. The meaning of life, i. e. the meaning of the world, we can call God. And connect with this the comparison of God to a father. To pray is to think about the meaning of life. Journal entry (11 June 1916), p. 72e and 73e

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„The world cares very little what you or I know, but it does care a great deal about what you or I do.“

—  Booker T. Washington African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor 1856 - 1915
Address to the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Boston, Massachusetts (30 July 1903), printed in "Account of the Boston Riot," Boston Globe (31 July 1903) http://web.archive.org/20071031084056/www.historycooperative.org/btw/Vol.7/html/235.html

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„In a world where there is enlightenment, intelligence, kindness, awareness of others' needs and others' well-being, there is no terrorism. And in a world of viciousness and narrow-mindedness and only one way, there will be terrorism.“

—  James Woods American film, stage and television actor 1947
Context: In a world where there is enlightenment, intelligence, kindness, awareness of others' needs and others' well-being, there is no terrorism. And in a world of viciousness and narrow-mindedness and only one way, there will be terrorism. Our challenge, in our country, is to find a way to disagree amongst ourselves without being so awful about it. The Tonight Show, 11 September 2006

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„One has to remember that about imagination, that is when the world gets dull when everybody does not know what they can or what they cannot really imagine.“

—  Gertrude Stein American art collector and experimental writer of novels, poetry and plays 1874 - 1946
Everybody’s Autobiography (1937), Context: Would I if I could by pushing a button would I kill five thousand Chinamen if I could save my brother from anything. Well I was very fond of my brother and I could completely imagine his suffering and I replied that five thousand Chinamen were something I could not imagine and so it was not interesting. One has to remember that about imagination, that is when the world gets dull when everybody does not know what they can or what they cannot really imagine. Ch. 3

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„We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.“

—  Omar Bradley United States Army field commander during World War II 1893 - 1981
Context: We have men of science, too few men of God. We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. Armistice Day speech (11 November 1948), published in Omar Bradley's Collected Writings, Volume 1 (1967).

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„Like slavery and piracy, terrorism has no place in the modern world.“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
2000s, 2008, Address to the United Nations General Assembly (September 2008), Context: Other multilateral organizations have spoken clearly as well. The G-8 has declared that all terrorist acts are criminal and must be universally condemned. And the Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference recently spoke out against a suicide bombing, which he said runs counter to the teachings of Islam. The message behind these statements is resolutely clear. Like slavery and piracy, terrorism has no place in the modern world.

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„I have always wanted to know as much as possible about the world.“

—  Linus Pauling American scientist 1901 - 1994
1990s, Linus Pauling In His Own Words (1995) by Barbara Marinacci ISBN 0684813874.

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