The best Quotes by Adolph von Knigge

The best Quotes by Adolph von Knigge

Adolph Franz Friedrich Ludwig Freiherr Knigge (16 October 1752 - 6 May 1796) was a German writer, Freemason, and a leading member of the Order of the Illuminati.

One should never forget, that society would rather be amused than instructed.
Respect yourself, if you want others to respect you.
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Without inspiration, which fills the soul with a healthy warmth, nothing great can ever be brought to pass.
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In many matters children - not ensnared by dogmatism, passion, or erudition - judge far truer than adults.

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Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
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I think relationships are broken up because of the media.
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I try to lie as much as I can when I'm interviewed. It's reverse psychology. I figure if you lie, they'll print the truth.
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Television and the media are everywhere and they are taking over so powerfully. They don't shut up for a second. So you are unable to think.
Terry Gilliam - Terry Gilliam's flying circus (2006)
Democratic societies need a strong media, and WikiLeaks is part of that media.
People think that if they read something in the newspaper or see it on TV, it has to be true.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.
Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.
You'll never see a Lamborghini commercial in TV again. People who are able to afford a Lamborghini have better things to do than watching TV.
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I like to talk on TV about those things that aren't worth writing about.
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Reality TV to me is the museum of social decay.
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Television speeded everything up.
Television! Teacher, mother, secret lover.
Another evening of staring at the big screen while scrolling through my small screen to reward myself for staring at the medium screen all day.
Television is increasingly seen as 'infotainment,' not a credible source of information.
Ah, saturday afternoon TV. Where the sneaky networks hide all the good shows.
We all know that watching TV makes you fat, stupid, miserable and violent.
Ursula von der Leyen - October 2006
TV is the best babysitter.
My first serious girlfriend, when I was 16, was Mormon. I went to her house for 'family home evening,' and I was like, 'Why aren't you people ignoring each other and watching television?'
There is a revolution happening, and within two years I think that Wi-Fi and Netflix will be built into all the televisions.
TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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Don't ever let someone tell you, you can't do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can't do something themselves, they want to tell you you can't do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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Now, if you know what you're worth, then go out and get what you're worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain't you. You're better than that!
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside, while still alive. Never surrender!
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If you can dream it, you can do it!
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It's better to be hated for the person you are, than to be loved for the person you're not.
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You've got enemies? Good. That means you actually stood up for something.
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You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
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Believe you can, then you will.
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The things that make me different are the things that make me.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
It has been discovered that LeBron James is sleeping with his newest teammate's mom.
Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.

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