— Kiran Desai Indian author 1971
"I am envious of writers who are in India" http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/envious-of-writers-who-are-in-india-kiran-desai/1/180336.html (October 30, 2006), Interview by Nabanita Sircar, India Today
— Kiran Desai Indian author 1971
„[About the diaspora] Canaan is too small for God's children. The Land of Israel will spread through all lands!“
— Isaac Leib Peretz Yiddish language author and playwright 1852 - 1915
Der Dichter, 1910. Alle Verk, x. 24.
„The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople can become a spiritual and cultural bridge among Yerevan, Ankara and the Armenian Diaspora.“
— Sebouh Chouldjian Archbishop Sebouh Chouldjian is the primate of the Diocese of Gougark of the Armenian Apostolic Church 1959
— Neil Postman American writer and academic 1931 - 2003
Context: As one learns the language of a subject, one is also learning what the subject is.... what we call a subject consists mostly, if not entirely, of its language. If you eliminate all the words of a subject, you have eliminated the subject.
„I ask Congressmen why they have such close relations with Armenia, and they say that the Armenian Diaspora gives them a lot of money. Is that corruption or not?“
— Heydar Aliyev Soviet and Azerbaijani politician 1923 - 2003
Answering the question of Jeffrey Goldberg "What sort of corruption do you see in America?" October 4, 1998, The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/1998/10/04/magazine/the-crude-face-of-global-capitalism.html?pagewanted=all.
„Let us imagine a world where the majority of Israeli and diaspora Jews and their gentile supporters are no longer committed to Jewish supremacy.“
— Joseph Massad Associate Professor of Arab Studies 1963
Massad, in "The Ends of Zionism: Racism and the Palestinian Struggle", Interventions, 2003
— Baba Hari Dass master yogi, author, builder, commentator of Indian spiritual tradition 1923
Context: Greed is a sickness of the mind. The more one hoards, the more greed increases. Giving with no expectation eliminates greed. Desire: (p.23)
„Our aim is to achieve a socialist system of society, which, by eliminating the division of mankind into classes, by eliminating all exploitation of man by man and nation by nation, will inevitably eliminate the very possibility of war.“
— Vladimir Lenin Russian politician, led the October Revolution 1870 - 1924
Collected Works, Vol. 24, pp. 398–421.
„Fighting patents one by one will never eliminate the danger of software patents, any more than swatting mosquitoes will eliminate malaria.“
— Richard Stallman American software freedom activist, short story writer and computer programmer, founder of the GNU project 1953
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— Robert A. Heinlein American science fiction author 1907 - 1988
Chapter 24, p. 406
— J. R. Partington British chemist 1886 - 1965
Context: In early physical systems we have optics dealing with phenomena perceived by the eye; acoustics treating of auditory percepts, and so on. The subjective concepts of "tone" and "colour" have now been replaced by the objectified concepts of frequency of vibration; and wave-length. The object of this process of elimination is, according to Planck, the striving towards a unification of the whole theoretical system, so that it shall be equally significant for all intelligent beings. Introduction
— Robert LeFevre American libertarian businessman 1911 - 1986