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„I do not like the idea of happiness — it is too momentary — I would say that I was always busy and interested in something — interest has more meaning to me than the idea of happiness.“

—  Georgia O'Keeffe American artist 1887 - 1986
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„Virtually no idea is too ridiculous to be accepted, even by very intelligent and highly educated people, if it provides a way for them to feel special and important. Some confuse that feeling with idealism.“

—  Thomas Sowell American economist, social theorist, political philosopher and author 1930
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„The idea of changing culture is important to me, and it can only be done in a popular medium.“

—  Joss Whedon American director, writer, and producer for television and film 1964
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