„Rue Froidevaux seemed to go on forever, as if the distances stretched to infinity.“

Suspended Sentences (1993)

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—  Gail Tsukiyama American writer 1957

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„If vacillation dwell with the heart the soul will rue it.“

—  Wolfram von Eschenbach, livro Parzival

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„Seems like yesterday; seems like forever—all at the same time.“

—  Peter Jennings News anchor 1938 - 2005

Response to question on what it feels like to have been the ABC News Anchorman for 20 years.
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Contexto: Seems like yesterday; seems like forever—all at the same time. It's sort of, how do you measure it? Do you measure the fact that I'm 20 years older? No. I think I measure it by the events. You know, I came just as the Cold War was coming to an end. When you think about the events that we've been through, from the fall of the Berlin Wall to, I guess you'd say, 9/11 being the culmination at the end of that — of that scope — what extraordinary changes there have been.

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„5519. What the Eye sees not, the Heart rues not.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

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„Sometimes it's necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly.“

—  Edward Albee American playwright 1928 - 2016

The Zoo Story (1959)
Variante: It's one of those things a person has to do; sometimes a person has to go a very long distance out of his way to come back a short distance correctly.
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„If something cannot go on forever, it will stop.“

—  Herbert Stein American economist 1916 - 1999

Congressional testimony in 1976, in reference to a then-current economic trend of rising international trade deficits.
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Fonte: A Symposium on the 40th Anniversary of the Joint Economic Committee, Hearings Before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session; Panel Discussion: The Macroeconomics of Growth, Full Employment, and Price Stability, January 16, 1976, 262, I recently came to a remarkable conclusion which I commend to you and that is that if something cannot go on forever it will stop. So, what we have learned about all these things is that the Federal debt cannot rise forever relative to the GNP. Our foreign debt cannot rise forever relative to the GNP. But, of course, if they can't, they will stop., June 4, 2018 https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=umn.319510030778307;view=1up;seq=270,

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„Well, everybody wants to go forever“

—  Ryan Adams American alt-country/rock singer-songwriter 1974

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„I was going to die and it was taking forever.“

—  Miranda July American performance artist, musician and writer 1974

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„in a private letter to letter to Emile de la Rue on 23 October 1857“

—  Charles Dickens English writer and social critic and a Journalist 1812 - 1870

You know faces, when they are not brown; you know common experiences when they are not under turbans; Look at the dogs - low, treacherous, merderous, tigerous villians
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