„I say “Out” to every negative thought that comes to my mind. No person, place, or thing has any power over me, for I am the only thinker in my mind. I create my own reality and everyone in it.“
— Ozzy Osbourne English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter 1948
— Frida Kahlo Mexican painter 1907 - 1954
„I am all in a sea of wonders. I doubt; I fear; I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul.“
— Bram Stoker Irish novelist and short story writer, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula 1847 - 1912
„She raised an eyebrow. "You got something to say to me, Seaweed Brain?"
You'd probably kick my butt."
YouI'd kick your butt."
I brushed the cake off my hands. "When I was at the River Styx, turning invulnerable... Nico said I had to concentrate on one thing that kept me anchored to the world, that made me want to stay mortal."
Annabeth kept her eyes on the horizon. "Yeah?"
Then up on Olympus," I said, "when they wanted to make me a god and stuff, I kept thinking-"
Oh, you so wanted to."
Well, maybe a little. But I didn't, because I thought-I didn't want things to stay the same for eternity, because things could always get better. And I was thinking..." My throat felt really dry.
Anyone in particular?" Annabeth asked, her voice soft.
I looked over and saw that she was trying not to smile.
You're laughing at me," I complained.
I am not!"
You arenot making this easy."
Then she laughed for real, and she put her hands
around my neck. "I am never, going to make things easy for you, Seaweed Brain. Get used to it.“
— Rick Riordan American writer 1964
The Last Olympian
— Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994
— Markus Zusak Australian author 1975
— Margaret Thatcher British stateswoman and politician 1925 - 2013
— Henny Youngman American comedian 1906 - 1998
„I will simply express my strong belief, that that point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all, not only in things of natural philosophy, but in every department of daily life.“
— Michael Faraday English scientist 1791 - 1867
— Nikola Tesla Serbian American inventor 1856 - 1943
— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Austrian Romantic composer 1756 - 1791