„A mirror does not develop because an historical pageant passes in front of it. It only develops when it gets a fresh coat of quicksilver“

—  Edward Morgan Forster, livro Aspects of the Novel

in other words, when it acquires new sensitiveness; and the novel's success lies in its own sensitiveness, not in the success of its subject matter.
Fonte: Aspects of the Novel (1927), Chapter One: Introductory

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„[The historical] development in the international system may almost be defined as the process by which we pass from stable war to stable peace.“

—  Kenneth E. Boulding British-American economist 1910 - 1993

Kenneth Boulding (1975), International Systems: Peace, Conflict Resolution, and Politics. p. 375 as cited in: Bjørn Møller, Håkan Wiberg (1994) Non-offensive defence for the twenty-first century. p. 36
1970s

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„The primitive mentality is a condition of the human mind, and not a stage in its historical development.“

—  Lucien Lévy-Bruhl French philosopher 1857 - 1939

Quoted in François-Bernard Mâche (1983, 1992). Music, Myth and Nature, or The Dolphins of Arion (Musique, mythe, nature, ou les Dauphins d'Arion, trans. Susan Delaney). Harwood Academic Publishers. ISBN 3718653214.

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„Developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, developers.“

—  Steve Ballmer American businessman who was the chief executive officer of Microsoft 1956

Steve Ballmer - Developers, 2017-04-02, YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vhh_GeBPOhs,
2000s

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„Even castles in the sky can do with a fresh coat of paint.“

—  Haruki Murakami, livro South of the Border, West of the Sun

Fonte: South of the Border, West of the Sun

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„If something is expensive to develop, and somebody's not going to get paid, it won't get developed. So you decide: Do you want software to be written, or not?“

—  Bill Gates American business magnate and philanthropist 1955

Interview with Dennis Bathory-Kitsz in 80 Microcomputing (1980) http://features.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=00/01/20/1316236&mode=thread Clips from the interview can be found on "No Money (Lullaby for Bill)" http://maltedmedia.com/books/papers/sf-gates.html by Dennis Báthory-Kitsz. http://maltedmedia.com/people/bathory/index.html
1980s

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„The focus of subjectivity is a distorting mirror. The self awareness of the Individual is only a flickering in the closed circuit of historical life.“

—  Hans-Georg Gadamer, livro Truth and Method

Fonte: Truth and Method (1960), p. 289
Variant translation: In truth history does not belong to us but rather we to history. … The focus of subjectivity is a distorted mirror. Individual self-reflection is merely a flickering in the closed circuit of historical life. That is why the prejudices of an individual are —much more than that individual's judgments — the historical reality of his being.
As quoted in Tom Neton, "Hermeneutical Truth and the Structure of Human Experience: Gadamer's Critique of Dilthey" in The Specter of Relativism: Truth, Dialogue, and Phronesis in Philosophical Hermeneutics (1995) edited by Lawrence Schmidt.
Contexto: In fact history does not belong to us but rather we to it. Long before we understand ourselves through the process of self-examination, we understand ourselves in a self-evident way in the family, society, and state in which we live. The focus of subjectivity is a distorting mirror. The self awareness of the Individual is only a flickering in the closed circuit of historical life. That is why the prejudices of an individual are — much more than that individual's judgments — the historical reality of his being.

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„Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror.“

—  Colin Powell Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired four-star general 1937

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