„A human being is nothing but a story with skin around it.“

—  Fred Allen

Última atualização 1 de Junho de 2018. História
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1894 - 1956

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—  Theodore Sturgeon American speculative fiction writer 1918 - 1985

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„There are no white skins, and there are no black skins. Humans skins are of different shades of orange.“

—  Neil Harbisson Catalan-Irish musician, artist and activist 1984

As quoted in El Punt (28 January 2012). "La teva cara em sona" http://www.elpuntavui.cat/noticia/article/5-cultura/19-cultura/500466-la-teva-cara-em-sona.html

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„The moral of human life is never simple, and the moral of a story which aims only at being true to human life cannot be expected to be any more so.“

—  James Anthony Froude, livro The Nemesis of Faith

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„You have yet to understand, my friends, that the shortest distance between a human being and truth is a story.“

—  Anthony de Mello Indian writer 1931 - 1987

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Contexto: A master was once unmoved by the complaints of his disciples that, though they listened with pleasure to his parables and stories, they were also frustrated for they longed for something deeper. To all their objections he would simply reply: "You have yet to understand, my friends, that the shortest distance between a human being and truth is a story."

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„No one has ever been angry at another human being—we’re only angry at our story of them.“

—  Byron Katie American spiritual writer 1942

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„There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.“

—  William James American philosopher, psychologist, and pragmatist 1842 - 1910

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„Love, as it exists in society, is nothing but the exchange of two fantasies and the contact of two skins.“

—  Nicolas Chamfort French writer 1741 - 1794

L'amour, tel qu'il existe dans la société, n'est que l'échange de deux fantaisies et le contact de deux épidermes.
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