— Maya Angelou American author and poet 1928 - 2014
„If you will find out a single statement that you can brand as communal, I will declare myself defeated.“
— Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India 1950
Context: I gave a reply: that my election speeches are available with the election commission. My statements are available in the newspapers. If you will find out a single statement that you can brand as communal, I will declare myself defeated. No one dared to come forward.
„Giving in is no defeat.
Passing on is no retreat.
Selves are made to rise above.
You shall live in what you love.“
— Piet Hein Danish puzzle designer, mathematician, author, poet 1577 - 1629
The Me Above The Me
„“How you treat everyone you encounter is the measure of the genuineness of your respect—and the heights you can each as a leader.”“
— Don Soderquist 1934 - 2016
Don Soderquist “ Live Learn Lead to Make a Difference https://books.google.com/books?id=s0q7mZf9oDkC&lpg=pg=PP1&dq=Don%20Soderquist&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false, Thomas Nelson, April 2006 p. 135.
— Salman Rushdie, Step Across This Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002
„Really, you should always discuss the defeats because you can learn much more from failure than from success.“
— Niki Lauda Austrian former Formula 1 racing driver 1949
— A. J. Liebling American journalist 1904 - 1963
— Greg Bear American writer best known for science fiction 1951
— Zig Ziglar American motivational speaker 1926 - 2012
„Once you get them running, you stay right on top of them, and that way a small force can defeat a large one every time.“
— Thomas Jackson Confederate general 1824 - 1863
As quoted in The Civil War : An Illustrated History (1990) by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns, and Ric Burns, p. 272
— George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
„I can give you my loneliness, my darkness, the hunger of my heart, I am trying to bribe you with uncertainty, with danger, with defeat.“
— Jorge Luis Borges Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish language literature 1899 - 1986