„We have severely underestimated the Russians, the extent of the country and the treachery of the climate. This is the revenge of reality.“
„Who shall count up the evil brood that is born from power - the pitiful fear, the madness, the despair, the overpowering craving for revenge, the treachery, the unmeasured cruelty?“
— Auberon Herbert British politician 1838 - 1906
Westminster Gazette (1893)
„In this country, the number of individuals on the government payroll certainly underestimates the importance of government.“
— Harvey S. Rosen American economist 1949
Public Finance - International Edition - Sixth Edition, Chapter 1, Introduction, p. 10
„If our designs for private houses are to be correct, we must at the outset take note of the countries and climates in which they are built.“
— Vitruvius Roman writer, architect and engineer -80 - -15 př. n. l.
De architectura (The Ten Books On Architecture) (~ 15BC), Book VI, Chapter I, Sec. 1
„The Soviet Union is dead and gone and replaced by the Russian Federation, which is a country we can be friends with now, thank God — and we want the Russians to prosper, and should help the Russians prosper in every way we can within reason.“
— Tom Clancy American author 1947 - 2013
2000s, Larry King Live (2000)
„The crude product of nature, the object fashioned by the industry of man, acquire their reality, their identity, only to the extent of their participation in a transcendent reality.“
— Mircea Eliade Romanian historian of religion, fiction writer and philosopher 1907 - 1986
The Myth of the Eternal Return (1954) [also published as Cosmos and History (1959)].
„…By Allah, we will take revenge! By Allah, we will take revenge! Even if it takes a while, we will take revenge, and every amount of harm against the Ummah will be responded to with multitudes more against the perpetrator…“
— Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant 1971
2014, 2015, As quoted in Dabiq, issue #12; published November 18, 2015, pg. 2 Source: http://www.clarionproject.org/docs/islamic-state-isis-isil-dabiq-magazine-issue-12-just-terror.pdf
„Our business philosophy is the four C’s. We do business in a way that is Good for the Community, Good for the Country, Good for the Climate, and only then will it be Good for the Company.“
— Sukanto Tanoto Indonesian businessman 1949
2016, Speech, World Economic Forum Davos 2016. http://www.inside-rge.com/Sukanto-Tanoto-Fourth-C-WEF-Davos
„The climate-change deniers are rapidly ending up with as much intellectual credibility as creationists and Flat Earthers… They are denying the reality of a force that — unless we change the way we live pretty fast — will kill millions.“
— Johann Hari British journalist 1979
The shame of the climate change deniers, JohannHari.com, April 24, 2005, 2007-01-26 http://www.johannhari.com/archive/article.php?id=606,
„For us, climate change is real. We are already relocating people from 16 islands affected by rising seas to other areas of our country“
— Mohamed Nasheed Maldivian politician, 4th president of the Maldives 1967
Maldives Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed told Costas Christ of National Geographic, quoted on Parent Herald, "Maldives: Is The Maldives Sinking? Only 30 Years Until It Becomes Next Atlantis" http://www.parentherald.com/articles/30490/20160321/maldives-sinking-30-years-until-becomes-next-atlantis.htm, March 21, 2016.
„We learn our lessons; we get hurt; we want revenge. Then we realize that actually, happiness and forgiving people is the best revenge.“
— Madonna American singer, songwriter, and actress 1958
„Did you see what President Obama said today? He asked his supporters to vote for “revenge.” For “revenge.” Instead, I ask the American people to vote for love of country.“
— Mitt Romney American businessman and politician 1947
2012, West Chester, Ohio campaign event, Referring to Obama on telling a Springfield, Ohio audience booing at his mention of Romney's name, "No, no, no — don't boo, vote. Vote! Voting's the best revenge."
„All friends and relatives supported me. I do not know what to say. This is the victory for all Russians, for the whole country. We won the gold medal we were dreaming about. We deserved it.“
— Alexander Ovechkin Russian ice hockey player 1985
World News Connection (May 18, 2008) "Russian Forward Kovalchuk Says He Dreaming About This Victory", Moscow: Information Telegraph Agency of Russia.