„We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?“

—  Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

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americká spisovatelka 1862 - 1937

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„Things we are accustomed to regard as myth or fairy story are very much present in people’s lives. Nice people behave like wicked stepmothers. Every day.“

—  Diana Wynne Jones English children's fantasy writer 1934 - 2011

'About the Author', The Many Worlds of Diana Wynne Jones http://www.dianawynnejones.co.uk/author/default.aspx (HarperCollins, 2005). Retrieved June 14 2005.

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„If self-efficacy is lacking, people tend to behave ineffectually, even though they know what to do.“

—  Albert Bandura, Self-efficacy mechanism in human agency

[Albert Bandura, 1982, Self-efficacy mechanism in human agency, American Psychologist, 37, 2, 122-147, 10.1037/0003-066X.37.2.122, 0003-066X] (p. 127)

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„…I think that poets can do anything. With a novel, we all know about plot and character and yes, there’s experimental and people can recognize that, but I think that there are rules. I don’t think of poetry that way…“

—  Terrance Hayes American poet 1971

On poets having certain freedoms in “Interview with Terrance Hayes” http://katonahpoetry.com/interviews/interview-terrance-hayes/ in the Katonah Poetry Series (2017 Sep 21)

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„Gods always behave like the people who make them.“

—  Zora Neale Hurston American folklorist, novelist, short story writer 1891 - 1960

Tell My Horse (1938), Ch. 15, p. 219

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„How can we furnish bread to the Armenians when we can't get enough for our own people? I know that they are suffering and that it is quite likely that they cannot get bread at all this coming winter. But we have the utmost difficulty in getting flour and clothing right here in Constantinople.“

—  İsmail Enver Turkish military officer and a leader of the Young Turk revolution 1881 - 1922

Quoted in "The Armenians, from Genocide to Resistance: From Genocide to Resistance" - Page 82 - by Gérard Chaliand, Yves Ternon - Social Science – 1983.

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„People seem to think that if they dress like a revolutionary, they don't actually have to behave like one.“

—  Banksy pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, and painter

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