„If we look straight and deep into a chimpanzee's eyes, an intelligent self-assured personality looks back at us. If they are animals, what must we be?“

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—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968
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„I'm not the person who looks back or looks forward. I try to live in what is now.“

—  Agnetha Fältskog Swedish recording artist and entertainer 1950
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„We only have to look at ourselves to see how intelligent life might develop into something we wouldn't want to meet.“

—  Stephen Hawking British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author 1942 - 2018
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„Therefore, precisely by the investigation through which Lange has led us, we are now in the position to assure ourselves of the reality, the absoluteness in quality, of our human intelligence.“

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„Personally we look forward to an old age of dissipation and indolence and unreverend disrepute.“

—  Don Marquis American writer 1878 - 1937
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