„To form a truly free constitution, that’s to say, truly just and wise, the first point, the main point, the capital point, is that all the laws be agreed on by the people, after considered reflection, and especially having taken time to see what’s at stake…“

—  Jean-Paul Marat, Letter to Camille Desmoulins (1792-06-24) in Œuvres de Desmoulins p. 76ff
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Jean-Paul Marat5
médecin, physicien, journaliste et homme politique français 1743 - 1793

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„I do truly treasure this story. It proves my point that the Los Angeles Times -- along with the big East Coast dailies -- should all be called U. S. OFFICIALS SAY.“

—  Robert Fisk English writer and journalist 1946
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„And, after all, what is a fashion? From the artistic point of view, it is usually a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.“

—  Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
The Philosophy of Dress, The New-York Tribune, 1885. For an analysis see Fashion a Form of Ugliness http://www.oscarwildeinamerica.org/quotations/fashion-a-form-of-ugliness.html.

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„I live, which is the main point.“

—  Heinrich Heine German poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic 1797 - 1856

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