„Every great architect is — necessarily — a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.“

The Future of Architecture (1953)

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„He is equally great whether his theme be religion, patriotism, or love. As a political poet he is one of the greatest of all time.“

—  Walther von der Vogelweide Middle High German lyric poet 1170 - 1230

H. G. Atkins, in Edgar Prestage (ed.) Chivalry (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1928) pp. 99-100.

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„Great among the Great Filipino Scholars.. He was recognized as the foremost scholar of his time.“

—  Epifanio de los Santos Filipino politician 1871 - 1928

Zaide, Gregorio F. 1965. Epifanio de los Santos: Great among the great Filipino scholars. In Great Filipinos in history. 88: 575-581.

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„The mark of a great writer: who sees his own time, but with a detachment that makes him communicable to other ages.“

—  Northrop Frye Canadian literary critic and literary theorist 1912 - 1991

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„The great man is not the child of his age but its step-child.“

—  Georg Brandes Danish literature critic and scholar 1842 - 1927

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„A great artist is always before his time or behind it.“

—  George Moore (novelist) Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist 1852 - 1933

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„Goya in gratitude to his friend Arrieta for the skill and great care with which he saved his [Goya's] life in his acute and dangerous illness, suffered at the end of 1819, at the age of seventy-tree years. He painted this in 1820.“

—  Francisco De Goya Spanish painter and printmaker (1746–1828) 1746 - 1828

inscription by Goya, 1820
Goya painted this long inscription in 1820, - in the tradition of the ex-votos in the churches - in the double-portrait, [of his friend, and of Goya himself as the patient], he made of his doctor Eugenio Garciá Arrieta who helped him in 1819 with a severe illness

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„The Magician must be wary in his use of his powers; he must make every act not only accord with his Will, but with the properties of his position at the time.“

—  Aleister Crowley poet, mountaineer, occultist 1875 - 1947

Appendix VI : A few principal rituals – Liber Reguli.
Magick Book IV : Liber ABA, Part III : Magick in Theory and Practice (1929)
Contexto: The Magician must be wary in his use of his powers; he must make every act not only accord with his Will, but with the properties of his position at the time. It might be my Will to reach the foot of a cliff; but the easiest way — also the speediest, most direct least obstructed, the way of minimum effort — would be simply to jump. I should have destroyed my Will in the act of fulfilling it, or what I mistook for it; for the True Will has no goal; its nature being To Go.

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„I had such great hope for him. He was just taking off and to lose his life at such a young age is a tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.“

—  Heath Ledger Australian actor 1979 - 2008

Mel Gibson, actor, whose on-screen eldest son, Gabriel Martin, was played by Heath Ledger in The Patriot. [In Quotes: Heath Ledger Tributes", http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7204267.stm, BBC News, Entertainment, bbc.co.uk (BBC), January 23, 2008, 2008-08-23]

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„What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all;
Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold:“

—  Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889

"The Flight of the Duchess", line 881.
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