— Nick Carter singer from the United States 1980
„That's why it's so much easier for me to try to locate the bodies than it is to talk about the actual thing. It's so much more positive such as it could be.“
— Ted Bundy American serial killer 1946 - 1989
Interview with Detective Dennis Couch, days before his execution. [http://www.good4utah.com/contact/marcos-ortiz/ted-bundys-utah-confession]
„We simply must balance our demand for energy with our rapidly shrinking resources. By acting now we can control our future instead of letting the future control us.“
— Jimmy Carter American politician, 39th president of the United States (in office from 1977 to 1981) 1924
„People," Geralt turned his head, "like to invent monsters and monstrosities. Then they seem less monstrous themselves. When they get blind-drunk, cheat, steal, beat their wives, starve an old woman, when they kill a trapped fox with an axe or riddle the last existing unicorn with arrows, they like to think that the Bane entering cottages at daybreak is more monstrous than they are. They feel better then. They find it easier to live.“
— Andrzej Sapkowski, The Last Wish
„Harmony exists no less in difference than in likeness, if only the same key-note govern both parts.“
— Margaret Fuller American feminist, poet, author, and activist 1810 - 1850
„Love... no such thing.
Whatever it is that binds families and married couples together, that's not love. That's stupidity or selfishness or fear. Love doesn't exist.
Self interest exists, attachment based on personal gain exists, complacency exists. But not love. Love has to be reinvented, that’s certain.“
— Arthur Rimbaud, A Season in Hell/The Drunken Boat
— Erich Fromm German social psychologist and psychoanalyst 1900 - 1980
— Frederick Douglass American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman 1818 - 1895
„I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself“
— Simone de Beauvoir French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist 1908 - 1986
— Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973
In: Tomás R. Villasante (1994), Las ciudades hablan: identidades y movimientos sociales en seis metrópolis latinoamericanas. p. 264.
„We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.“
— Marilyn Manson American rock musician and actor 1969