„Athletes as a rule are stronger than their backers; yet the weaker presses the stronger to put forth all his efforts.“

—  Jerónimo, Letter 118
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santo católico y padre de la Iglesia 345 - 420

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„It is not good to settle into a set of opinions. It is a mistake to put forth effort and obtain some understanding and then stop at that.“

—  Tsunetomo Yamamoto Samurai 1659 - 1719
Context: It is not good to settle into a set of opinions. It is a mistake to put forth effort and obtain some understanding and then stop at that. At first putting forth great effort to be sure that you have grasped the basics, then practicing so that they may come to fruition is something that will never stop for your whole lifetime. Do not rely on following the degree of understanding that you have discovered, but simply think, "This is not enough." One should search throughout his whole life how best to follow the Way. And he should study, setting his mind to work without putting things off. Within this is the Way.

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„The anti-slavery cause had come to break stronger fetters than those that held the slave. The idea of equal rights was in the air. The wail of the slave, his clanking fetters, his utter need, appealed to everybody. Women heard. Angelina and Sara Grimki and Abby Kelly went out to speak for the slaves. Such a thing had never been heard of. An earthquake shock could hardly have startled the community more. Some of the abolitionists forgot the slave in their efforts to silence the women.“

—  Lucy Stone American abolitionist and suffragist 1818 - 1893
Context: The anti-slavery cause had come to break stronger fetters than those that held the slave. The idea of equal rights was in the air. The wail of the slave, his clanking fetters, his utter need, appealed to everybody. Women heard. Angelina and Sara Grimki and Abby Kelly went out to speak for the slaves. Such a thing had never been heard of. An earthquake shock could hardly have startled the community more. Some of the abolitionists forgot the slave in their efforts to silence the women. The Anti-Slavery Society rent itself in twain over the subject. The Church was moved to its very foundation in opposition.

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„Human government, the embodied effort of man to rule the world without God, ruled over by "the prince of this world," the devil.“

—  David Lipscomb Leader, American Restoration Movement 1831 - 1917
Context: Human government, the embodied effort of man to rule the world without God, ruled over by "the prince of this world," the devil. Its mission is to execute wrath and vengeance here on earth. Human government bears the same relation to hell as the church bears to heaven. p. 73

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„We are not chosen by God, but by the voters—therefore we seek dialogue with all those who put effort into this democracy.“

—  Willy Brandt German social-democratic politician; Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany 1913 - 1992
government policy statement on 28 October 1969, p. 19, bwbs.de http://www.bwbs.de/UserFiles/File/PDF/Regierungserklaerung691028.pdf (PDF file).

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