„After you've met one hundred and fifty Lord Mayors, they all begin to look the same.“


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—  Sophia Loren Italian actress 1934

As quoted in Halliwell’s Filmgoer’s Companion (1984) Leslie Halliwell
Variante: Sex appeal is fifty percent what you've got and fifty percent what people think you've got.

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„That one hundred and fifty lawyers should do business together ought not to be expected.“

—  Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of the United States of America 1743 - 1826

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—  Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961

2015, Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment (December 2015)
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„Love is lord of all, and is in all the same.“

—  Virgil, Geórgicas

Book III, lines 242–244 (tr. John Dryden).
Georgics (29 BC)
Original: (la) Amor omnibus idem.

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„Love is lord of all, and is in all the same.“

—  John Dryden English poet and playwright of the XVIIth century 1631 - 1700

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„It is the neighbor who chooses the mayor and it is the mayor who wants the neighbors the mayor.“

—  Mariano Rajoy Spanish politician 1955

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„Earlier one person would do a sam and the audience ten feet away knew that a new tukda was about to begin but now fifty of us did the same movement with the same precision; the audience even two hundred feet away knew and understood. Yes, we connected to many because we were many presenting one. We simply enlarged ourselves by being many more of us and we engulfed the stage.“

—  Birju Maharaj Indian dancer 1938

When he changed over from solo form to group ballet of synchronized action and rhythm thus creating a dynamic impact on the audience in [Raksha Bharadia, Me A Handbook For Life, http://books.google.com/books?id=J3BwcatTTZIC&pg=PT179, 2006, Rupa & Company, 978-81-291-1058-9, 179–]

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