„You can do things that would bring people to another place and still get someone on a very daily mundane moving level but you don't have to separate art from the masses.“
— Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises
„The calling of art is to extract us from our daily reality, to bring us to a hidden truth that's difficult to access - to a level that's not material but spiritual.“
— Abbas Kiarostami Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer 1940 - 2016
„There are no random acts... We are all connected... You can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind...“
— Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Context: "All the people you meet here have one thing to teach you." Eddie was skeptical. His fists stayed clenched. "What?" he said. "That there are no random acts. That we are all connected. That you can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind."
„Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?“
— Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936
„What you can't do is have a situation where you get a rejection of the treaty and then you just bring it back with a few amendments and say we will have another go. You can't do that and I am not going to get drawn into speculating the way forward because I don't intend to lose the referendum.“
— Tony Blair former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1953
Prime Minister's monthly press conference http://www.number-10.gov.uk/output/Page5691.asp, 22 April 2004.
„[ Computing ] is just a fabulous place for that, because it's a place where you don't have to be a Ph. D. or anything else. It's a place where you can still be an artisan. People are willing to pay you if you're any good at all, and you have plenty of time for screwing around.“
— Alan Kay computer scientist 1940
Alan Kay (1972) in 1972 Rolling Stone article http://www.wheels.org/spacewar/stone/rolling_stone.html
— Elvis Presley American singer and actor 1935 - 1977