„We are all affected by our pasts, but it is within our power not to let what we have done to dictate what we will do.“

Kristin Cast34
American writer 1986

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„At the heart of the matter... our technologies have become more powerful than our theories... We can do with technology what we cannot do with science.“

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„Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our fathers have done them or our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a larger part than what we suspect of what we think.“

— Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. United States Supreme Court justice 1841 - 1935
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„What we have done in Mangalore is a big success story in out fight against indecency. We are thankful to our Mangalore cadre for everything that they have done.“

— Pramod Muthalik Indian politician 1963
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