„Nobody can intimidate me.“

—  Owen Lovejoy, In response to threats by Democrats who were incensed by his anti-slavery remarks, as quoted in His Brother's Blood: Speeches and Writings, 1838–64 https://books.google.com/books?id=qMEv8DNXVbIC&pg=PA193&lpg=PA194e (2004), edited by William Frederick Moore and Jane Ann Moore, p. 194
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Owen Lovejoy
político americano 1811 - 1864

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—  Rene Russo actress, model 1954
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Nobody living can make me turn back
This land was made for you and me.“

—  Woody Guthrie American singer-songwriter and folk musician 1912 - 1967
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„If you’re going to hang me, you mustn’t expect to be able to intimidate me into sparing your feelings during the execution.“

—  Randall Jarrell poet, critic, novelist, essayist 1914 - 1965
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„Nobody can guarantee a company or a concept of eternal life, but no one can accuse me of not having tried to.“

—  Ingvar Kamprad Entrepreneur 1926
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I'll care for nobody.“

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