— Jack Tatum All-American college football player, professional football player, defensive back, safety, College Football Hall of ... 1948 - 2010
Final Confessions of NFL Assassin Jack Tatum by Jack Tatum with Bill Kushner "It could have happened to anybody," said Tatum about the Darryl Stingly hit. "People are always saying, 'He didn't apologize.' I don't think I did anything wrong that I need to apologize for. It was a clean hit."
— Robert Burton English scholar 1577 - 1640
Section 2, member 3, subsection 12, Covetousness, a Cause.
„[This] science is the work of the human mind, which is destined rather to study than to know, to seek the truth rather than to find it.“
— Évariste Galois French mathematician, founder of group theory 1811 - 1832
Of mathematics — as quoted in Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty (1980) by Morris Kline, p. 99.
„The logic now in use serves rather to fix and give stability to the errors which have their foundation in commonly received notions than to help the search for truth. So it does more harm than good.“
— Francis Bacon English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, and author 1561 - 1626
„Stronger than steel is the sword of the Spirit;
Swifter than arrows, the light of the truth;
Greater than anger is love that subdueth.“
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow American poet 1807 - 1882
The Nun of Nidaros, st. 9.
— Gabriel García Márquez Colombian writer 1927 - 2014
— Ludwig Feuerbach, The Essence of Christianity
— Joseph Joubert French moralist and essayist 1754 - 1824
— Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind
— W. Somerset Maugham British playwright, novelist, short story writer 1874 - 1965
„The money-getter who pleads his love of work has a lame defense, for love of work at money-getting is a lower taste than love of money.“
— Ambrose Bierce American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist 1842 - 1913
„The irony of her story is merely that her love became, in the end, her motive rather than her goal, the doorway rather than the house.“
— Tanith Lee British writer 1947 - 2015
Chapter 22 (p. 192)
— William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
„Men crowd into honorable careers without other vocation than their vanity, or at best their love of fame.“
— Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues French writer, a moralist 1715 - 1747