Tagged: Zitate

Tennessee Williams

That Europe is nothin’ on earth but a great big auction, that’s all it is, that bunch of old worn-out places, it’s just a big fire-sale. Tennessee Williams

Friedrich Nietzsche

Ein Tier heranzüchten, das versprechen darf – ist das nicht gerade jene paradoxe Aufgabe selbst, welche sich die Natur in Hinsicht auf den Menschen gestellt hat? Ist es nicht das eigentliche Problem vom Menschen? Friedrich Nietzsche

william montgomery watt

Because Europe was reacting against Islam it belittled the influence of Saracens and exaggerated its dependence on its Greek and Roman heritage. So today an important task for us is to correct this false emphasis and to acknowledge fully our debt to the Arab and Islamic world. William Montgomery Watt

Esa-Pekka Salonen

In Europe, there is so much tradition, and everyone has established ideas as to what art should be and what it has always been. Esa-Pekka Salonen

Charles Mann

A whole bunch of big technological shocks occurred when Asian innovations – paper, gunpowder, the stirrup, the moldboard plow and so on – came to Europe via the Silk Road. Charles C. Mann

Sandor Máriai

One day a hero will stand up und claim that the true aim of any human enterprise  – be it individual or social – is not the state, the party and not Europe but people, the individual himself or herself… This person will be slaughtered. Sandor Máriai


Die andern Weltteile warten auf Europas Versöhnung und Auferstehung, um sich anzuschließen und Mitbürger des Himmelreichs zu werden. Novalis

Eamon de Valera

I shall strive not to be guilty of adding any fuel to the flames of hatred and passion which, if continued to be fed, promise to burn up whatever is left by the war of decent human feeling in Europe. Eamon de Valera