„If you want the best the world has to offer, offer the world your best.“

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„So it’s all about trying to find the best fit between your talents and what the world can offer at that point in time.“

—  Alain de Botton Swiss writer 1969

As quoted in "The Art of Connection – A Conversation with Alain de Botton" by Kim Nagy in Wild River Review (19 November 2007).
Contexto: I think where people tend to end up results from a combination of encouragement, accident, and lucky break, etc. etc. Like many others, my career happened like it did because certain doors opened and certain doors closed. You know, at a certain point I thought it would be great to make film documentaries. Well, in fact, I found that to be incredibly hard and very expensive to do and I didn’t really have the courage to keep battling away at that. In another age, I might have been an academic in a university, if the university system had been different. So it’s all about trying to find the best fit between your talents and what the world can offer at that point in time.

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Alan Keyes photo

„There's not a single thing on offer in this all-too-temporary world for which you should ever sell your soul.“

—  Alan Keyes American politician 1950

Lynn University Commencement Speech, May 6, 2000. http://renewamerica.us/archives/speeches/00_05_06lynnu.htm.
2000

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Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel photo

„Do not waste your faith and love on the political world, but, in the divine world of science and art, offer up your inmost being in a fiery stream of eternal creation.“

—  Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel German poet, critic and scholar 1772 - 1829

Nicht in die politische Welt verschleudere du Glauben und Liebe, aber in der göttlichen Welt der Wissenschaft und der Kunst opfre dein Innerstes in den heiligen Feuerstrom ewiger Bildung.
“Ideas,” Lucinde and the Fragments, P. Firchow, trans. (1991), § 106

James K. Morrow photo

„What enormous potential for intermittent happiness the world offered.“

—  James K. Morrow, livro Only Begotten Daughter

Fonte: Only Begotten Daughter (1990), Chapter 2 (p. 37)

Karel Zeman photo

„I wanted one thing – to show the fantastic world created by nature over millions of years. Film offered me that chance.“

—  Karel Zeman Czech film director, artist and animator 1910 - 1989

Šlo mi o jedno — ukázat fantastický svět, který vytvořila příroda před mnoha miliony let. A film mi tuto možnost nabízel.
Quoted on the website of the Karel Zeman Museum in Prague (in English http://www.muzeumkarlazemana.cz/en/karel-zeman/quotes and Czech http://www.muzeumkarlazemana.cz/cz/karel-zeman/citaty).

George Packer photo

„Progressives find it hard to imagine that there are others who in good faith don’t want the better world they’re offering and will fiercely resist it.“

—  George Packer American journalist and writer 1960

' Witnessing the Obama Presidency, from Start to Finish https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/06/18/witnessing-the-obama-presidency-from-start-to-finish' by George Packer, The New Yorker, June 18, 2018.

Ian McCulloch photo

„Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.“

—  Charles Eames American designer, half of duo the Eames 1907 - 1978

p. 90: Also cited in: AA Files: Annals of the Architectural Association School of Architecture, Nr. 31-32 (1996). p. 111

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Sam Harris photo

„Ronnie is the best player in the world at the moment, right-handed, left-handed, one-legged, one-armed, whatever you want!“

—  Stephen Hendry

On Ronnie O'Sullivan They said it: Sporting quotes of the week, 2008-04-02, 2008-04-02, Daily Mail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/sport/football.html?in_article_id=563414&in_page_id=1779&ct=5,

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