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James Branch Cabell – Robert Lee Frost – Jerome David Salinger – Bill Watterson – Valerie Wilson Wesley
James Branch Cabell
14.4.1879 Richmond, Va. – 5.5.1958 Richmond, Va.; US-Schriftsteller
"The optimist proclaims we live in the best of all possible worlds: and the pessimist fears this is true."
Der Optimist erklärt, dass wir in der besten aller möglichen Welten leben, und der Pessimist fürchtet, dass dies wahr ist.
Ein ähnliche Aussage wird auch vom Atomphysiker cabell J. Robert Oppenheimer berichtet.
Robert Lee Frost
26.3.1875 San Francisco – 29.1.1963 Boston, US-amerikanischer Lyriker
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
Endzeilen des Gedichts "The Road Not Taken"; vergleiche frost Von den zwei Wegen und der Wegegabelung
Jerome David Salinger
* 1.1.1919 New York, Schriftsteller
"Then we shook hands. And all that crap." (S. 13)
"People always clap for the wrong things." (S. 77)
"If you're supposed to sock somebody in the jaw, and you sort of feel like doing it, you should do it." (S. 81)
"All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to."
(S. 142).
"The more expensive a school is the more crooks it has."
The Catcher in the Rye
salinger For Esmé - with Love and Squalorsalinger The Catcher in the Rye
Bill Watterson (William B. Watterson II)
* 5.7.1958 Washington D.C., Autor, Cartoonist – Bill WattersonThe Author: Bill Watterson
"The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple as it first appears. Ultimately, knowledge is paralyzing."
In: "Calvin & Hobbes" 21.9. 1993. Vergleiche watterson F. Clark Howell
I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe
is that none of it has tried to contact us.

Valerie Wilson Wesley
* 22. November 1947, Connecticut, Schriftstellerin
Tamara Hayle: "I'm enough of a cynic to know that what often passes for »true love« is usually less than it seems at first kiss." Devil's Gonna Get Him, 207
"Blood is blood, but sometimes it's not as thick as it's supposed to be." Devil's Gonna Get Him, 227
"...the law can be stretched if you know where to pull it." Devil's Gonna Get Him, 245
wesley Devil's Gonna Get Him

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