„When kids look up to great scientists the way they do to great musicians and actors, civilization will jump to the next level“

— Brian Greene

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„It's great to be black in Hollywood. When a black actor does something, it seems new and different just by virtue of the fact that he's black.“

— Will Smith American actor, film producer and rapper 1968
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„It's so freeing, it's beautiful in a way, to have a great failure, there's nowhere to go but up.“

— David Lynch American filmmaker, television director, visual artist, musician and occasional actor 1946

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„This next song is only dedicated to beautiful people here tonight. That means all of you. Thank you for coming along... and making this a great occasion.“

— Freddie Mercury British singer, songwriter and record producer 1946 - 1991
Source: Live Aid, 1985/07/13 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A22oy8dFjqc?t=12m5s

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„We need to expand the civil-rights struggle to a higher level—to the level of human rights. Whenever you are in a civil-rights struggle, whether you know it or not, you are confining yourself to the jurisdiction of Uncle Sam. No one from the outside world can speak out in your behalf as long as your struggle is a civil-rights struggle. Civil rights comes within the domestic affairs of this country.“

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„WITH GREAT POWER THERE MUST ALSO COME--GREAT RESPONSIBILITY!“

— Stan Lee American comic book writer 1922
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„What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what’s going on.“

— Jacques-Yves Cousteau French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher 1910 - 1997
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„The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise“

— Pierre Joseph Proudhon French politician, mutualist philosopher, economist, and socialist 1809 - 1865

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