„If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.“

The Independent (12 May 1991)

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—  Évariste Galois French mathematician, founder of group theory 1811 - 1832

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Il parait après cela qu'il n'y a aucun fruit à tirer de la solution que nous proposons.

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„Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people.“

—  Samuel Johnson English writer 1709 - 1784

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—  Sri Aurobindo Indian nationalist, freedom fighter, philosopher, yogi, guru and poet 1872 - 1950

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Contexto: To the Indian mind the least important part of religion is its dogma; the religious spirit matters, not the theological credo. On the contrary to the Western mind a fixed intellectual belief is the most important part of a cult; it is its core of meaning, it is the thing that distinguishes it from others. For it is its formulated beliefs that make it either a true or a false religion, according as it agrees or does not agree with the credo of its critic. This notion, however foolish and shallow, is a necessary consequence of the Western idea which falsely supposes that intellectual truth is the highest verity and, even, that there is no other. The Indian religious thinker knows that all the highest eternal verities are truths of the spirit. The supreme truths are neither the rigid conclusions of logical reasoning nor the affirmations of credal statement, but fruits of the soul's inner experience. Intellectual truth is only one of the doors to the outer precincts of the temple. And since intellectual truth turned towards the Infinite must be in its very nature many-sided and not narrowly one, the most varying intellectual beliefs can be equally true because they mirror different facets of the Infinite. However separated by intellectual distance, they still form so many side-entrances which admit the mind to some faint ray from a supreme Light. There are no true and false religions, but rather all religions are true in their own way and degree. Each is one of the thousand paths to the One Eternal.

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„The craving for a delicate fruit is pleasanter than the fruit itself.“

—  Johann Gottfried Herder German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic 1744 - 1803

Der Appetit nach einer schönen Frucht ist angenehmer als die Frucht selbst.
Christoph Martin Wieland (ed.) Der deutsche Merkur vol. 20 (1781) p. 214; cited from Bernhard Suphan (ed.) Herders sämmtliche Werke (Berlin Weidmann, 1888) vol. 15, p. 307. Translation from Maturin M. Ballou Pearls of Thought (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1881) p. 13

„Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is knowing not to use it in a fruit salad.“

—  Brian O'Driscoll

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—  Sarah Palin American politician 1964

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