„Life is a series of pulls back and forth… A tension of opposites, like a pull on a rubber band. Most of us live somewhere in the middle. A wrestling match… Which side win? Love wins. Love always wins“
Zdroj: Tuesdays with Morrie
— Max Lucado American clergyman and writer 1955
— Hilaire Belloc writer 1870 - 1953
"Dedicatory Ode", stanza 22
Kontext: From quiet homes and first beginning,
Out to the undiscovered ends,
There's nothing worth the wear of winning,
But laughter and the love of friends.
— Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, kniha Les Liaisons dangereuses
On a toujours assez vécu, quand on a eu le temps d’acquérir l’amour des femmes et l’estime des hommes.
Letter 79: Le Vicomte de Valmont to la Marquise de Merteuil. Trans. P.W.K. Stone (1961). http://fr.wikisource.org/wiki/Les_Liaisons_dangereuses_-_Lettre_79
Les liaisons dangereuses (1782)
„There are faults which show heart and win hearts, while the virtue in which there is no love, repels.“
— John Lancaster Spalding Catholic bishop 1840 - 1916
Zdroj: Aphorisms and Reflections (1901), p. 80
— Cormac McCarthy, kniha All the Pretty Horses
Zdroj: All the Pretty Horses
— Aimee Bender Novelist, short story writer 1969
Zdroj: Willful Creatures
— Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 pred n. l.
As quoted in Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, as translated by Robert Drew Hicks (1925)
Variant translation: The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
As quoted in Ionia, a Quest (1954) by Freya Stark, p. 94
— Paulo Coelho Brazilian lyricist and novelist 1947
Zdroj: The Witch Of Portobello
„As the gambler said of his dice, to love and win is the best thing, to love and lose is the next best.“
— William Makepeace Thackeray novelist 1811 - 1863
Zdroj: The History of Pendennis (1848-1850), Ch. 40.
„Argument almost always leaves behind a sore feeling in the heart of the one who has been worsted. By loving teaching, by Christ-like living, we are to win this people for our Lord. They do not understand what disinterested love and unselfishness mean: you are to go and live it amont them.“
— James Hudson Taylor Missionary in China 1832 - 1905
(J. Hudson Taylor. God's Fellow Workers. Philadelphia: Overseas Missionary Fellowship.).
„Run faster, jump higher, reach farther, and you'll always win!
live life expecting the worst, hoping for the best, and living for the future!
Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.“
— Jerry Garcia American musician and member of the Grateful Dead 1942 - 1995
„I hate losing and cricket being my first love, once I enter the ground it's a different zone altogether and that hunger for winning is always there.“
— Sachin Tendulkar A former Indian cricketer from India and one of the greatest cricketers ever seen in the world 1973
— Snoop Dogg American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor 1971
"Get Bout It & Rowdy", Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told (1998).
Kontext: So if you got your chrome, you need to stay in the zone
And get a vest for your mutha fuckin dome
Cause it's on like a dog with out his bone
I'm in it to win it and No Limit is my home (for life for life).
„Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation? Have we shown ourselves so unwilling to be reconciled that force must be called in to win back our love? Let us not deceive ourselves, sir. These are the implements of war and subjugation; the last arguments to which kings resort.“
— Patrick Henry attorney, planter, politician and Founding Father of the United States 1736 - 1799
1770s, "Give me liberty, or give me death!" (1775)
„Tho' Doubt's beleaguering forces hem us in,
Yet Truth upon the Serpent's head shall trample.
The cause of Love shall win“
— Henrik Ibsen, Love's Comedy
Falk, Act III
Love's Comedy (1862)