„Yul had simply launched himself at the guy from some distance away, and body-checked him at full speed, stopping on a dime in midair as he transferred all of his energy into the target.
"Conservation of momentum," he announced, "it's not just a good idea—it's the law!"“

—  Neal Stephenson, Yulassetar Crade removes a TV reporter in zero gravity, Part 12, "Requiem"
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„A man contains all that is needful to his government within himself. He is made a law unto himself. All real good or evil that can befal [sic] him must be from himself. He only can do himself any good or any harm. Nothing can be given to him or can taken from him but always there is a compensation..“

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—  James Anthony Froude English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine 1818 - 1894
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