„Humans don’t mind hardship, in fact they thrive on it; what they mind is not feeling necessary. Modern society has perfected the art of making people not feel necessary. It's time for that to end.“

Zdroj: Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

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Sebastian Junger4
American author, journalist and documentarian 1962

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„Many Americans share the feeling that our society has forgotten how to mind its own business.“

—  Michael Nava American writer 1954

Zdroj: Non-fiction, Created equal: Why gay rights matter to America (1994), p.141

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„Moreover, if the character is formed, and the mind made up, on the few cardinal points of human opinion, agreement of conviction and feeling on these, has been felt in all times to be an essential requisite of anything worthy the name of friendship, in a really earnest mind.“

—  John Stuart Mill, kniha Autobiography

Autobiography (1873)
Kontext: Moreover, if the character is formed, and the mind made up, on the few cardinal points of human opinion, agreement of conviction and feeling on these, has been felt in all times to be an essential requisite of anything worthy the name of friendship, in a really earnest mind. All these circumstances united, made the number very small of those whose society, and still more whose intimacy, I now voluntarily sought.

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„Art consists in making others feel what we feel.“

—  Fernando Pessoa, kniha The Book of Disquiet

Ibid., p. 231
The Book of Disquiet
Originál: A arte consiste em fazer os outros sentir o que nós sentimos.

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„Art is the principal way in which the human mind has tried to remake the world in a way that makes sense.“

—  J. G. Ballard British writer 1930 - 2009

"JG Ballard: Theatre of Cruelty" interview by Jean-Paul Coillard in Disturb ezine (1998) http://www.jgballard.ca/interviews/colliard_interview_1998.html
Kontext: Art is the principal way in which the human mind has tried to remake the world in a way that makes sense. The carefully edited, slow-motion, action replay of a rugby tackle, a car crash or a sex act has more significance than the original event. Thanks to virtual reality, we will soon be moving into a world where a heightened super-reality will consist entirely of action replays, and reality will therefore be all the more rich and meaningful.

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„I believe… that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.“

—  Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of the United States of America 1743 - 1826

Letter to John Adams (1816)
1810s

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Paul Klee foto

„Kandinsky wants to organize a new society of artists. I came to feel a deep trust in him [ Kandinsky ]. He is somebody, and has an exceptionally beautiful and lucid mind.“

—  Paul Klee German Swiss painter 1879 - 1940

Quote from Diaries III, 1911; as quoted by Enric Jardi, Paul Klee, Rizzoli Intl Pubns, 1991 - ISBN 0-8478-1343-6, p 12
In Autumn 1911 Klee made an acquaintance with August Macke and Kandinsky, and in winter he joined the editorial team of the almanac Der Blaue Reiter. After meeting Kandinsky in Munch, Klee recorded this.
1911 - 1914

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“