„One of the choicest occupations here is ripping reputations into pieces.“

How To Get Along In Hollywood (1948)

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„The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Actually a line from Martin Tupper's Proverbial Philosophy.
Misattributed

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„I've ripped it to pieces; your portrait, you know. I tried to work on it this morning, but it went from bad to worse, so I destroyed it..“

—  Paul Cézanne French painter 1839 - 1906

Quote of Cezanne, from his letter to Emile Zola, ca 1861; as quoted in Cezanne, by Ambroise Vollard, Dover publications Inc. New York, 1984, p. 23
Quotes of Paul Cezanne, 1860s - 1870s

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„Something must be done,
about vengeance, a badge and a gun.
So rip the mic rip the state rip the system,
I was born to rage against them.“

—  Zack de la Rocha American musician, poet rapper and activist best known as the vocalist and lyricist of rap metal band Rage Against the … 1970

Know Your Enemy.
Song lyrics, Rage Against the Machine (1992)

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„It would be impertinent for a country that did not suffer occupation to carry a judgment on another one that suffered one.“

—  Anthony Eden British Conservative politician, prime minister 1897 - 1977

Il serait impertinent pour un pays n’ayant pas subi l’occupation de porter un jugement sur un autre l’ayant subi.
On the occupation of France, in an interview in the film Le chagrin et la pitié, 1971.

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„Slavery is the ultimate form of being ripped from one's context, and thus from all the social relationships that make one a human being.“

—  David Graeber American anthropologist and anarchist 1961

Fonte: Debt: The First 5,000 Years (2011), Chapter Seven, "Honor and Degradation", p. 168

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„I think that the big piece here is that it really allows us to partner. Yahoo! has always been a very friendly company.“

—  Marissa Mayer American business executive and engineer, former ceo of Yahoo! 1975

huffingtonpost.com http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/25/marissa-mayer-davos_n_2550753.html.

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„Regarding my reputation among physicians, it really does not mean much. They know me through my textbooks, which are to me what lens polishing was to the great philosopher Spinoza. I have to do this as a secondary occupation, necessary to sustenance.“

—  Baruch Spinoza Dutch philosopher 1632 - 1677

Wilhelm Wundt, in a letter to his future wife Sophie Mau, June 1872 [original in German]. As quoted in Saulo de Freitas Araujo, Wundt and the Philosophical Foundations of Psychology: A Reappraisal (Springer, 2015)
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