„How does it come about that we have been able to find satisfactory hypotheses to explain electricity and magnetism, light and heat, in short all other physical phenomena, but have been unsuccessful in the case of gravitation?“

—  Willem de Sitter, Kosmos (1932), Above is Beginning Quote of the Last Chapter: Relativity and Modern Theories of the Universe -->
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—  Umberto Boccioni Italian painter and sculptor 1882 - 1916
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„Whoever does not see in a good light is a bad painter, a bad friend, a bad lover. Whoever does not see in a good light has not been able to lift his mind up to what is there or his heart to what is good.“

—  Joseph Joubert French moralist and essayist 1754 - 1824
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