„When I quoted Bulwer Lytton's "The pen is mightier than the sword" to Marty Feldman he added reflectively, "Yes, and considerably easier to write with."“
— Marty Feldman, Kenneth Williams Acid Drops (London: Orion,  1999) p. xvi.
— Jacques Derrida, Jacques Derrida
— Frederick Douglass American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman 1818 - 1895
„Separation isn't time or distance
it's the bridge between us
finer than silk thread sharper than swords“
— Nâzım Hikmet Turkish poet 1902 - 1963
From Separation (6 June 1960)
— Archimedes Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer -287 - -212 a.C.
What he exclaimed as he ran naked from his bath, realizing that by measuring the displacement of water an object produced, compared to its weight, he could measure its density (and thus determine the proportion of gold that was used in making a king's crown); as quoted by Vitruvius Pollio in De Architectura, ix.215;
„It is much easier to put existing resources to better use, than to develop resources where they do not exist.“
— George Soros Hungarian-American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist 1930
„The Pope would have an easier job than the President of the United States in adopting a change of course.“
— Hans Küng Swiss Catholic priest, theologian and author 1928
Context: The Pope would have an easier job than the President of the United States in adopting a change of course. He has no Congress alongside him as a legislative body nor a Supreme Court as a judiciary. He is absolute head of government, legislator and supreme judge in the church. If he wanted to, he could authorize contraception over night, permit the marriage of priests, make possible the ordination of women and allow eucharistic fellowship with this Protestant churches. What would a Pope do who acted in the spirit of Obama? "If Obama were Pope" (31 January 2009) http://www.progressiveinvolvement.com/progressive_involvement/2009/01/if-obama-were-pope-by-professor-hans-kung.html
„When Alexander the Great addressed him with greetings, and asked if he wanted anything, Diogenes replied "Yes, stand a little out of my sunshine."“
— Diogenes of Sinope ancient Greek philosopher, one of the founders of the Cynic philosophy -404 - -322 a.C.
From Plutarch, Alexander, 14. Cf. Diogenes Laërtius, vi. 38, Cicero, Tusculan Disputations, v. 32
„It's so much easier to know who you are when there aren't a thousand people telling you who they think you are.“
— Miley Cyrus American actor and singer-songwriter 1992
— Pablo Neruda Chilean poet 1904 - 1973