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1. "Ich dachte früher, wer nicht mehr zu lange zu leben hat, sagt die Wahrheit.Aber vielleicht sind die, die nicht mehr lange zu leben haben, die schlimmsten Lügner. Wenn sie sichjetzt nicht in Szene setzen, wann dann? Die Wahrheit... Was ist die Wahrheit, auf die der Richter einem keinen Brief und kein Siegel gibt? Und was die Lüge, auf die er es einem gibt? Was ist die Wahrheit, wenn sie nur durch die Köpfe vagabundiert und nicht gehörig festgestellt wird?"
Author: Bernhard Schlink
2. "I was born on 22 March 1931 in New York, the elder child of Abraham and Fanny Richter."
Author: Burton Richter
3. "Die TrichterZwei Trichter wandeln durch die Nacht.Durch ihres Rumpfs verengten Schachtfließt weißes Mondlichtstill und heiterauf ihrenWaldwegu.s.w."
Author: Christian Morgenstern
4. "She was hearing the words. They just weren't registering on her Richter scale of sanity."
Author: Dakota Cassidy
5. "After the spasms die down, my arms come up around Kate, bringing our chests together and herhead against my neck. I feel her heartbeat start to return to normal. And then she's laughing, low andsatisfied."God…that was so…so…"Now I'm smiling too. "I know."Earth shattering. Off the Richter Scale. Powerful enough to take out a small island country."
Author: Emma Chase
6. "Ich mag eure kalte Gerechtigkeit nicht; und aus dem Auge eurer Richter blickt mir immer der Henker und sein kaltes Eisen. (Ich don't like your cold justice; and from the eyes of your judges seems to always gaze the hangman and his cold iron.)"
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
7. "I remember spending an afternoon with Mr. Richter in the Central Park Zoo, I went weighted down with food for the animals, only someone who'd never been an animal would put up a sign saying not to feed them, Mr. Richter told a joke, I tossed hamburger to the lions, he rattled the cages with his laughter, the animals went to the corners, we laughed and laughed, together and separately, out loud and silently, we were determined to ignore whatever needed to be ignored, to build a new world from nothing if nothing in our world could be salvaged, it was one of the best days of my life, a day during which I lived my life and didn't think about my life at all."
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
8. "Now I want to use money in a good way. I make foundations back home in Russia, I have sponsored vaccinations for more than one million children in my homeland and I have founded scholarships in the names of my great Russian compatriots - Oistrakh, Richter, Gilels, Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Schnittke."
Author: Mstislav Rostropovich
9. "Luce. We fight. I'm used to that. Sure, that fight was the scariest ass one we've ever had, but you're here now. That's all that matters. No matter how many fights we have, or how much they tip the Richter scale, none of it matters as long as at the end of the day, you're still with me."
Author: Nicole Williams
10. "Ian Gittings: The Los Angeles earthquake of October 1,1987 measured 5.9 on the Richter scale. It killed eight people, injured scores more, and left 2,200 people homeless and more than 10,000 buildings badly damaged.However, Nikki Sixx was by far the most infamous Los Angeleno to react to the quake by running out of his house butt-naked and waving a crack pipe."
Author: Nikki Sixx
11. "Like the swimming rats in Richter's experiment, we can survive for only so long without solid ground beneath our feet; if the choices aren't real, sooner or later we will go under. It's important, therefore, that we examine our assumptions about choice and that we openly discuss how, when and why it falls short."
Author: Sheena Iyengar
12. "Thought Experiment: Imagine that you are Johnny Carson and find yourself caught in an intolerable one-on-one conversation at a cocktail party from which there is no escape. Which of the two following events would you prefer to take place: (1) That the other person become more and more witty and charming, the music more beautiful, the scene transformed to a villa at Capri on the loveliest night of the year, while you find yourself more and more at a loss; or (2) that you are still in Beverly Hills and the chandeliers begin to rattle, a 7.5 Richter earthquake takes place, and presently you find yourself and the other person alive and well, and talking under a mound of rubble.If your choice is (2), explain why it is possible for a true conversation to take place under the conditions of (2) but not (1)."
Author: Walker Percy

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