— Robyn Carr American writer
— Jaime Jackson Horse hoof care professional 1947
— Stephen King American author 1947
Under the Dome
„Don’t flaunt your ignorance or try to insult me. I don’t suffer fools gladly and insults irritate me“
— Alice Borchardt American fiction writer 1939 - 2007
— Bill Gates American business magnate and philanthropist 1955
Quoted in various publications, without any further sourcing. The quote is dubious in view of the Gates Foundation's public mission, "to lift people out of hunger and extreme poverty." Gates was born to an affluent family.
— Gordon R. Dickson Canadian-American science fiction writer 1923 - 2001
Chapter 20 (p. 315). This is an early statement of what would come to be known as the Dunning–Kruger effect.
— Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky
„Do not get angry and lose your temper quickly over the mistakes and failures of those over whom you rule. On the contrary, be patient and sympathetic with them.“
— Ali cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 599 - 661
„Doom very evenly! Do not doom one doom to the rich; another to the poor! Nor doom one doom to your friend; another to your foe!“
— Alfred the Great King of Wessex 849 - 899
The Doom Book (c. 893 AD).
— Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
„You Own Your Own Life...
To lose your Life is to lose your Future, to lose your Liberty is to lose your Present
…and to lose the product of your Life and Liberty is to lose that portion of your Past that produced it
A product of your Life and Liberty is your Property.“
— Ken Schoolland American academic 1950
The Philosophy of Liberty http://www.facebook.com/yourRights
— Benjamin Franklin American author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman,... 1706 - 1790
Poor Richard's Almanack (1756); this has also been quoted in a paraphrased form used by Bill Clinton in [ 1998 address to Beijing University http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/122320.stm, as "Our critics are our friends, they show us our faults".