„In today’s world, the security of every one of us is linked to that of everyone else.“

—  Kofi Annan

Truman Library address (2006)

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„In a world where everyone is a publisher, no one is an editor and that is the danger we face today.“

—  Scott Pelley American television journalist, news anchor 1957

11 May 2013 Speech at Quinnipiac University upon receiving the Fred Friendly journalism award. YouTube, CBS News anchor Scott Pelley: 'We're Getting the Big Stories Wrong Over and Over Again' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AyCD_lcl1Q,

„In the western world today everyone is a democrat.“

—  Moses I. Finley American historian 1912 - 1986

Preface, p. ix
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„Most people want everyone else in the world to change but themselves.“

—  Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947

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„Today's real borders are not between nations, but between powerful and powerless, free and fettered, privileged and humiliated. Today, no walls can separate humanitarian or human rights crises in one part of the world from national security crises in another.“

—  Kofi Annan 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations 1938 - 2018

Nobel lecture (2001)
Contexto: Today, in Afghanistan, a girl will be born. Her mother will hold her and feed her, comfort her and care for her — just as any mother would anywhere in the world. In these most basic acts of human nature, humanity knows no divisions. But to be born a girl in today's Afghanistan is to begin life centuries away from the prosperity that one small part of humanity has achieved. It is to live under conditions that many of us in this hall would consider inhuman.
I speak of a girl in Afghanistan, but I might equally well have mentioned a baby boy or girl in Sierra Leone. No one today is unaware of this divide between the world’s rich and poor. No one today can claim ignorance of the cost that this divide imposes on the poor and dispossessed who are no less deserving of human dignity, fundamental freedoms, security, food and education than any of us. The cost, however, is not borne by them alone. Ultimately, it is borne by all of us — North and South, rich and poor, men and women of all races and religions.
Today's real borders are not between nations, but between powerful and powerless, free and fettered, privileged and humiliated. Today, no walls can separate humanitarian or human rights crises in one part of the world from national security crises in another.

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„I do not want to minimize the responsibilities of Saddam Hussein. But it must be seen that the majority of problems that the world is faced with today – the price of oil, terrorism, proliferation, and radicalism – are linked in one way or another to the Islamic Republic.“

—  Reza Pahlavi Last crown prince of the former Imperial State of Iran 1960

As quoted by Luc de Barochez, Reza Pahlavi : «Lançons une campagne de désobéissance civile» http://www.lefigaro.fr/international/20060608.FIG000000177_reza_pahlavi_lancons_une_campagne_de_desobeissance_civile.html, June 8, 2006.
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„I far excel every one else in the whole world,
of those who still eat bread upon the face of the earth.“

—  Homér, The Odyssey (Cowper)

VIII. 221–222 (tr. Samuel Butler).
Odyssey (c. 725 BC)
Original: (el) Τῶν δ' ἄλλων ἐμέ φημι πολὺ προφερέστερον εἶναι,
ὅσσοι νῦν βροτοί εἰσιν ἐπὶ χθονὶ σῖτον ἔδοντες.

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„I think it's a very confused culture. On the one hand, no one is better than anyone else; no one is prettier. On the other hand, everyone is completely obsessed by their looks and by how they strike the world.“

—  Martin Amis Welsh novelist 1949

Playboy interview (2003)
Contexto: I think it's a very confused culture. On the one hand, no one is better than anyone else; no one is prettier. On the other hand, everyone is completely obsessed by their looks and by how they strike the world. On the one hand, we're all equal; on the other hand, everyone's a superstar. It's all very irrational, like all ideology.

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„We are not powerless. We have tremendous potential for good or ill. How we choose to use that power is up to us; but first we must choose to use it. We're told every day, "You can't change the world." But the world is changing every day. Only question is…who's doing it? You or somebody else?“

—  J. Michael Straczynski American writer and television producer 1954

Contexto: We have an obligation to one another, responsibilities and trusts. That does not mean we must be pigeons, that we must be exploited. But it does mean that we should look out for one another when and as much as we can; and that we have a personal responsibility for our behavior; and that our behavior has consequences of a very real and profound nature. We are not powerless. We have tremendous potential for good or ill. How we choose to use that power is up to us; but first we must choose to use it. We're told every day, "You can't change the world." But the world is changing every day. Only question is... who's doing it? You or somebody else?

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„No one of us can survive in the world of today, much less what it will become, without personal inspiration.“

—  Boyd K. Packer American Mormon leader 1924 - 2015

Guided by Inspiration http://www.lds.org/prophets-and-apostles/unto-all-the-world/guided-by-inspiration Boyd K. Packer, Guided by Inspiration, LDS.org

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„But Americans are different from everyone else in the world - except the Canadians, and Americans are more different from the Canadians than they often think.“

—  William Pfaff American journalist 1928 - 2015

Chapter 2, The Challenge of Europe, p. 52.
Barbarian Sentiments - How The American Century Ends (1989)

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„By four o'clock, I've discounted suicide in favor of killing everyone else in the entire world instead.“

—  Warren Ellis, Transmetropolitan, Vol. 3: Year of the Bastard

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„The language organ evolved on Tuesday; language was invented on Wednesday; and everyone else in the world was eliminated on Thursday.“

—  Mark Rosenfelder American language inventor

Mocking the w:Proto-World language hypothesis in an essay http://www.zompist.com/langorg.htm

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“