— Corrie ten Boom Dutch resistance hero and writer 1892 - 1983
— Erich Fromm German social psychologist and psychoanalyst 1900 - 1980
„Whoever says that he "belongs to his time" is only saying that he agrees with the largest number of fools at that moment.“
— Nicolás Gómez Dávila Colombian writer and philosopher 1913 - 1994
— Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963
— Norbert Elias German sociologist 1897 - 1990
„OK, number one. There, as I know of, there is no such thing as skin bleaching... I have a skin disorder that destroys the pigmentation of the skin, it's something that I cannot help, OK? But, when people make up stories that I don't want to be who I am, it hurts me. It's a problem for me, I can't control it.“
— Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
On the lightening of his skin.
„People want to find a 'meaning' in everything and everyone. That's the disease of our age, an age that is anything but practical but believes itself to be more practical than any other age.“
— Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973
Quoted in: Ingo F. Walther (1996), Picasso, p. 67.
— Joseph Stalin General secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union 1878 - 1953
„The problem, of course, was that turning into a monster was the brighter of my two choices. Choice Number 1: I turn into a vampyre, which equals a monster in just about any human’s mind. Choice Number 2: My body rejects the Change and I die. Forever.
So the good news is that I wouldn’t have to take the geometry test tomorrow.“
— Kristin Cast, Marked
— Anthony Robbins Author, actor, professional speaker 1960
„Searching for truth is itself a big illusion because whatever we term the truth is always and everywhere. We don't have to search for it; we don't have to seek it; it always is. Now the only problem is your inability to experience life beyond what you call mind; or right now your capability to experience life only through the limited dimension that we call mind. That is the only problem.“
— Sadhguru, Himalayan Lust