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Jens-Christian Rabe
March 12, 2014
PleasurePleasure

David Denby says: “Cheap nihilism offers its own kind of pleasure.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
February 20, 2014
MadnessMadness

The american poet, publisher, drug addict, gambler and heir Harry Grew Crosby was wedded to Mary Phelps Jacob, inventor of the first modern bra. In 1929 he wired from Paris to his father, a Boston investment banker: „Please sell $10,000 worth of stock. We have decided to live [more]

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Jens-Christian Rabe
February 19, 2014
HardcoreHardcore

Mogwai says: “Hardcore will never die, but you will.” Scooter agrees.

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Jens-Christian Rabe
February 18, 2014
AngstAngst

Talking about priceless pop verses you need to learn german for consider Trio once said: “Wenn du denkst, dass ich Angst hab’, leck mich erst mal am Arsch.” Rest in peace Kralle Krawinkel.

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Jens-Christian Rabe

The Notwist say: “Fail with consequence, lose with eloquence and smile.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
February 10, 2014
LifeLife

Frank Sinatra says: „That’s life and I can’t deny it / Many times I thought of cutting out but my heart won’t buy it / But if there’s nothing shaking come this here July / I’m gonna roll myself up in a big ball and die.“ But wait: What [more]

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Jens-Christian Rabe
February 5, 2014
MusicMusic

Tennesse Williams says: “In memory, everything seems to happen to music.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
January 25, 2014
Funfacts

European vs. American Philosophy: Theodor W. Adorno says: “Fun is a bath of steel.” But Lady Gaga sings: “If it’s not rough, it isn’t fun.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
January 23, 2014
Love

André Aciman says: “If over the years they (Marcel Proust and his live-in housekeeper Céleste Albaret) developed a certain affection, neither would ever have dared call it love. But love it must have been. Not the love of a servant or of a master, not the love of [more]

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Jens-Christian Rabe

Newsweek once said: “Most Humor has the shelf life of milk, but terror never goes out of style.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
January 10, 2014
Timeless Nanny Wisdom Pt. 1

Mary Poppins says: “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 19, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 18, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 17, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 16, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 15, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 14, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 13, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 12, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 11, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 10, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 9, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 8, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 7, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 6, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 5, 2013
LoyalityLoyality

The Dutch anthropologist Joris Luyendijk asked London bankers, traders and brokers what they do regret the most about their job. Many of them answered: That they once had been loyal to a bank they worked for. No bank happened to be loyal to them later on.

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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 4, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe

A veteran holiday resort host says: German tourists very much act like their own cliché. They really reserve their sun lounger early in the morning and they like to live ecologically aware even on vacation in Egypt. That’s why there is waste separation in so many Egyptian hotels. [more]

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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 3, 2013
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Tomi Ungerer on what it takes to be successful: “Discipline, pragmatism, enthusiasm.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
December 1, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 30, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 29, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 28, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 27, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 26, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 25, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 24, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe

Today I like the idea of being  the worst enemy of my own prejudices.

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Jens-Christian Rabe

Pharrell says: “Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof / Clap along if you feel like happiness is a truth.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 21, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 20, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 19, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 18, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 17, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 16, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe

Eugene Allen, a White House butler for more the 30 years, says: “The room must feel empty when you’re in it.” Shouldn’t we remember that next time someone babbles about that contemporary fetish named charisma?

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Jens-Christian Rabe

Don Winslow says: “I’ve lost the ability to be shocked long ago.” Is that a good thing? Or just unconditional surrender?

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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 14, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 13, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 12, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 11, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 10, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 9, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 8, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 7, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe

Ernst Bloch said: “I just know Karl May and Hegel. Everything else is just an impure mixture between the two of them.”

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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 5, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 4, 2013
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Jens-Christian Rabe
November 3, 2013
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