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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill
30.11, 1874 Woodstock (England) – 24.1. 1965 London – churchillWikipedia
"It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except for all those other forms, that have been tried from time to time."
Rede vorm Unterhaus, 11. November 1947; The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations
Dieses Zitat wird oft verkürzt (ohne dem einschränkenden "it has been said") oder auf deutsch verstümmelt wiedergegeben. Vergleiche dazu das Zitat von churchill Dagobert Lindlau.
"One of the most important signs of the existence of a democracy is that when there is a knock at the door at 5 in the morning, one is completely certain that it is the milkman".
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, genannt Mahatma
2.10.1869 Porbandar (Kathiawar) – 30.1.1948 (ermordet) Neu-Delhi, Führer der indischen Unabhängigkeitsbewegung
"Wenn Unwahrheit und Gewalt zur Förderung der Interessen meines Landes notwendig sind, dann laßt mein Land untergehen." Zitiert nach: Mader, Ernst T; Knab, Jakob: Das Lächeln des Esels. Das Leben und die Hinrichtung des Allgäuer Bauernsohnes Michael Lerpscher (1905 - 1940). Blöcktach (Verlag an der Säge) 1987. S. 61 gandhi Rezension
"What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?"
The Wordworth Dictionary of Quotations, Ware, GB, 1996
Malcolm X
19. 5. 1925 Omaha, Nebraska – 21. 2. 1965 New York City (ermordet); – malcolmThe Official Webauftritt
malcolmA Research SitemalcolmWikipediamalcolmWolfram Klein: Malcolm X - Leben, Kampf und Ideen eines Revolutionärs
“So we’re trapped, trapped, double-trapped, triple-trapped. Anywhere we go we find that we’re trapped. And every kind of solution that someone comes up with is just another trap.” –
“Anytime you have to rely upon your enemy for a job, you’re in bad shape.” –
“Let me tell you, you wouldn’t be in this country if some enemy hadn’t kidnapped you and brought you here. On the other hand, some of you think you came here on the Mayflower.” –
“If we bring up religion, we’ll be in an argument, and the best way to keep away from arguments and differences, as I said earlier, put your religion at home—in the closet. Keep it between you and your God. Because if it hasn’t done anything more for you than it has, you need to forget it anyway.” –
“If you go to jail, so what? If you black, you were born in jail.” –
“You put them first, and they put you last, 'cause you’re a chump, a political chump.” –
“In the South, they’re outright political wolves. In the North, they’re political foxes. A fox and a wolf are both canine, both belong to the dog family. Now you take your choice.” –
“It’s freedom for everybody or freedom for nobody.” –
“As long as you're fighting on the level of civil rights, you’re under Uncle Sam’s jurisdiction. You’re going to his court expecting him to correct the problem. He created the problem. He’s the criminal. You don’t take your case to the criminal; you take your criminal to court.”
Alle obigen Zitate aus: "The Ballot or the Bullet", 3. oder 12. April 1964, Detroit, MI, malcolmonline
Lord Henry Temple Palmerston
20. Oktober 1784 Broadlands, Hampshire – 18. Oktober 1865 auf seinem Landgut Brocket Hall – Wikipedia
„Die, my dear Doctor, that's the last thing I shall do!“
Connie Robertson, Hg.: The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations. Ware 1996, S. 394, # 8425

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