„Every aspect of personal life is radically affected by the quality of general life, and yet the general life is seen at its most important in completely personal terms.“

—  Raymond Williams, livro The Long Revolution

Realism and the Contemporary Novel (1961): The Long Revolution

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História
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Raymond Williams
sociólogo 1921 - 1988

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„Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life.“

—  Woodrow Wilson American politician, 28th president of the United States (in office from 1913 to 1921) 1856 - 1924

Speech in New York City http://books.google.com/books?id=Bc7iAAAAMAAJ&q="Generally+young+men+are+regarded+as+radicals+This+is+a+popular+misconception+The+most+conservative+persons+I+ever+met+are+college+undergraduates"+"the+radicals"+"are+the+men+past+middle+life", (19 Nov 1905), The Papers of Woodrow Wilson 16:228
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„Every person, every race, every nation, has its own particular keynote which it brings to the general chord of life and of humanity. Life is not a monotone but a many-stringed harmony, and to this harmony is contributed a distinctive note by each individual.“

—  Annie Besant British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator 1847 - 1933

The Birth of New India: A Collection of Writings and Speeches on Indian Affairs http://books.google.co.in/books?id=n7ZMF8Mjh2oC, p. 85

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„A decrease in the quantity of legislation generally means an increase in the quality of life.“

—  George Will American newspaper columnist, journalist, and author 1941

Column, December 23, 2007, "The Gift Of Doing Very Little" http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/21/AR2007122101922.html at washingtonpost.com.
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„The thing that interested me, as it interested Emerson and Whitman, was a general philosophy of life which regards human personality as the greatest and most respect-worthy object in the world, and as a complete end-in-itself; a philosophy, therefore, which disallows its subversion or submergence, whether by force of law or by any other coercive force.“

—  Albert Jay Nock American journalist 1870 - 1945

A Little Conserva-tive (1936)
Contexto: My individualism was a logical extension of the anarchist principle beyond its narrow application to one particular form or mode of constraint upon the individual. The thing that interested me, as it interested Emerson and Whitman, was a general philosophy of life which regards human personality as the greatest and most respect-worthy object in the world, and as a complete end-in-itself; a philosophy, therefore, which disallows its subversion or submergence, whether by force of law or by any other coercive force. I was convinced that human beings do better and are happier when they have the largest possible margin of existence to regulate and dispose of as they please; and hence I believed that society should so manage itself as to leave the individual a maximum of free choice and action, even at a considerable risk of results which from the short-time point of view would be pronounced dangerous.

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„Personal relations are the important thing for ever and ever and not this outer life of telegrams and anger.“

—  E.M. Forster, livro Howards End

Ch. 19 http://books.google.com/books?id=G7xfuc7lWvMC&q=%22Personal+relations+are+the+important+thing+for+ever+and+ever+and+not+this+outer+life+of+telegrams+and+anger%22&pg=PA199#v=onepage
Howards End (1910)

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„Every person in this world wants to know the secrete behind success in professional as well as personal life. Having positive attitude is the key to achieving success in life.“

—  Gaur Gopal Das Indian spiritual leader, lifestyle coach and motivational speaker 1973

[Positive attitude key to success, says Gaur Gopal Das, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/positive-attitude-key-to-success-says-gaur-gopal-das/articleshow/62501124.cms, Times of India, 15 January 2018]

„Life is uncreated. Foreign to creation, foreign to the world, every process conferring Life is a process of generation.“

—  Michel Henry French writer 1922 - 2002

Books on Religion and Christianity, Words of Christ (2002)
Original: (fr) La vie est incréée. Étranger à la création, étranger au monde, tout procès conférant la Vie est un procès de génération.

Michel Henry, Paroles du Christ, éd. du Seuil, 2002, p. 107

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„Another person's life is that person's life. You can't take responsibility.“

—  Haruki Murakami, livro South of the Border, West of the Sun

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„The quality of life to be enjoyed or the existence to be survived by our children and future generations is in our hands now.“

—  Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh member of the British Royal Family, consort to Queen Elizabeth II 1921

The World Wildlife Fund Congress, London, (1970)
The Environmental Revolution: Speeches on Conservation, 1962–77 (1978)
Contexto: It is an old cliche to say that the future is in the hands of the young. This is no longer true. The quality of life to be enjoyed or the existence to be survived by our children and future generations is in our hands now.

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„The thought of every group is seen as arising out of its life conditions.“

—  Karl Mannheim Hungarian sociologist 1893 - 1947

Ideology and Utopia (1929)
Contexto: The thought of every group is seen as arising out of its life conditions. Thus, it becomes the task of the sociological history of thought to anlayse without regard for party biases all the factors in the actually existing social situation which may influence thought. This sociologically oriented history of ideas is destined to provide modern men with a revised view of the whole historical process.

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