„Rosabelle — answer — tell — pray, answer — look — tell — answer, answer — tell.“

The secret message http://www.magictricks.com/houdini/seancehistory.htm devised with his wife to test spiritualist séances should he or she die. In their secret stage-code it spells out the word: "BELIEVE". Quoted in Death and the Magician : The Mystery of Houdini (1981) by Raymund Fitzsimons, p. 166

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—  Naguib Mahfouz Egyptian writer 1911 - 2006

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—  Neil Young Canadian singer-songwriter 1945

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„Tell him your country fought a war so you wouldn't have to answer to kings and queens."“

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„That is a very good question. I don't know the answer. But can you tell me the name of a classical Greek shoemaker?“

—  Arthur Miller playwright from the United States 1915 - 2005

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„At this point in my life, I don’t worry about telling a literary story or the right story; I tell the story I want to tell, the story that makes me feel alive, the questions I want to answer.“

—  Amulya Malladi Indian writer 1974

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„I can only answer that I tried to tell the truth and, if not be objective, at least be fair; history is not served when reporters prize trepidation and propriety over the robust journalistic duty to tell the whole story.“

—  Randy Shilts American journalist 1951 - 1994

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