— Thomas Paine English and American political activist 1737 - 1809
1790s, Agrarian Justice (1797)
Fonte: Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings
Contexto: An army of principles will penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot; it will succeed where diplomatic management would fall: it is neither the Rhine, the Channel, nor the ocean that can arrest its progress: it will march on the horizon of the world, and it will conquer.
„Quotes from: Leslie Martin, Ben Nicholson and N. Gabo (eds.) Circle: International Survey of Constructive Art.“
— Naum Gabo Russian sculptor 1890 - 1977
London: Faber and Faber
1936 - 1977, Circle: International Survey of Constructive Art, 1937
— Hans Hofmann American artist 1880 - 1966
1970s and later
„Remark to reporters (September 1991) when asked about the burial of 125 political opponents in 108 graves. Quoted in Chile Under Pinochet (2000) by Mark Ensalaco“
— Augusto Pinochet Former dictator of the republic of Chile 1915 - 2006
„Quote of Miró on a visit of Calder who brought with him the small mechanical circus made from wire: a letter by Miro, 17 March 1964 / Correspondence 61; as cited in Calder Miró, ed. Elizabeth Hutton Turner / Oliver Wick; Philip Wilson Publishers, London 2004, p. 33“
— Joan Miró Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramicist 1893 - 1983
1961 and later
— Kim Jong-il General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea 1941 - 2011
Military review on the 60th anniversary of the KPA (25 April 1992), the only occasion of Kim's voice being broadcast in the DPRK http://observer.guardian.co.uk/7days/story/0,,1816145,00.html
— Walter Bagehot British journalist, businessman, and essayist 1826 - 1877
Sir Robert Peel
Biographical Studies (1907)
„General, I have been a soldier all my life. I have been with soldiers engaged in fights by couples, by squads, companies, regiments, divisions, and armies, and should know, as well as any one, what soldiers can do. It is my opinion that no fifteen thousand men ever arranged for battle can take that position.“
— James Longstreet Confederate Army general 1821 - 1904
As quoted in General James Longstreet: The Confederacy's Most Controversial Soldier: A Biography https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/0671709216 (1993), by Jeffry D. Wert, New York: Simon & Schuster, p. 283
„quote, c. 1960; from the documentary De werkelijkheid van Karel Appel, by Dutch filmer Jan Vrijman, 1962“
— Karel Appel Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet 1921 - 2006
Original: (nl) in Dutch: Ik schilder als een barbaar in deze barbaarse tijd.
„The soldier and the army, not Parliamentary majorities and decisions, have welded the German Empire together. I put my trust in the army.“
— Wilhelm II, German Emperor German Emperor and King of Prussia 1859 - 1941
Speech (18 April 1891), quoted in Michael Balfour, The Kaiser and His Times (London: Penguin, 1975), p. 158
— Barnett Newman American artist 1905 - 1970
1940 - 1950
„Quote of Breton, written in the prologue of The Diary of a Genius, Salvador Dali, London Pan Books, 1976, 1980 p. 35“
— André Breton French writer 1896 - 1966
Original: (ny) Divine Dali!
— Graham Greene English writer, playwright and literary critic 1904 - 1991
— Alfonso X of Castile King of Castile 1221 - 1284
Quemad viejos leños, leed viejos libros, bebed viejos vinos, tened viejos amigos.
Burn old wood, read old books, drink old wines, have old friends.
Old wood to burn! Old wine to drink! Old friends to trust! Old authors to read! —Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appeared to be best in these four things.
As quoted in Floresta Española de Apothegmas o Sentencias, by Melchior de Santa Cruz (1576), ii. 1. 20.
Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things, — old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
As quoted in Apothegms (1624) by Francis Bacon, 97.
„Quote in Munch's letter (1885); as cited in Edvard Munchs Brev, Familien, Oslo: Tanum, 1949, p. 57“
— Edvard Munch Norwegian painter and printmaker 1863 - 1944
1880 - 1895
„I am terribly saddened to learn of the passing of Harry Dalton. He was one of the great general managers of our generation. I was fortunate to have him serve as general manager of the Milwaukee Brewers from 1978 through 1991.“
— Bud Selig American baseball executive 1934
„a remark of Monet, quoted by Ambroise Vollard, as quoted in Discovering Art, – The life time and work of the World’s greatest Artists, MONET'; K. E. Sullivan, Brockhamptonpress, London 2004, p. 44“
— Claude Monet French impressionist painter 1840 - 1926
the sun went that day too far already, to be able to finish the painting well - in Monet's opinion