„If you run away from a thing just because you don't like it, you don't like what you find either.“

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„You don't stop running because you get old, you get old because you stop running.“

—  Christopher McDougall, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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„Spending money you don't have for things you don't need to impress people you don't like.“

—  Walter Slezak actor 1902 - 1983
Quoted as "Actor Walter Slezak's version of "keeping up with the Joneses"": in LOOK magazine, Vol. 21 number 14 (July 9, 1957) p. 10 http://books.google.com/books?id=-NERAQAAMAAJ&q=%22impress+people%22, in LOOK's permanent category of quotes "WHAT THEY ARE SAYING". Already in 1905 W.T. O'Connor had stated that advertising was "The gentle art of persuading the public to believe that they want something they don't need" in "Advertising Definitions", in Ad Sense, Vol. 19, No. 2 (August 1905), p. 121 http://books.google.com/books?id=zPRKAAAAYAAJ&q=%22W.+T.+O%27CONNOR%22, and in 1931 one finds Will Rogers being quoted with advertising "as something that makes you spend money you haven't got for things you don't want." But this complete statement with the finale "to impress people you don't like" seems to have originated with Slezak. However, Quote Investigator https://quoteinvestigator.com/2016/04/21/impress/ instead traces the quotation back to American humorist Robert Quillen, who wrote in 1928: "Americanism: Using money you haven't earned to buy things you don't need to impress people you don't like."

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„When you're white you don't know what it's like to be living in a ghetto, you don't know what it's like to be poor.“

—  Bernie Sanders American politician, senator for Vermont 1941
"Sanders: If You're White You Don't Know What It's Like To Be Poor" http://dailycaller.com/2016/03/06/sanders-if-youre-white-you-dont-know-what-its-like-to-be-poor-video/ by Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller (6 March 2016)

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„If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.“

—  Aurelius Augustinus early Christian theologian and philosopher 354 - 430
Earliest attribution found in Who Said That?: More than 2,500 Usable Quotes and Illustrations https://books.google.nl/books?id=7mn8AwAAQBAJ&pg=PT63 (1995) by George Sweeting. Online sources always attribute the quote to Augustine, but never specify in which of his works it is to be found.

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