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“Our spirit of enjoyment was stronger than our spirit of sacrifice. We wanted to have more than we wanted to give. We tried to spare effort, and met disaster.”
―Henri Philippe Pétain
As quoted in the article: “Danger: Men Not at Work!” by Hatton W. Summers, Nation’s Business, May 1941, p. 15
“My grandfather tell me not to hold the knowledge to myself; I have to pass it on. Before, some navigators in Micronesia, they never share the knowledge. But me, I share it to everybody, because I know maybe sometime we lose it.”
From Ferrar, Derek (March 2006). Papa Mau's Legacy. Ka Wai Ola o OHA. 23 (3):12.
“I tell you, when we travel with our own band and we're on the road... Well, I can't even believe this is work.”
“I consider myself a pretty rounded guy. I've done pretty elite things in business, sport and academics and all of a sudden I woke up one morning and I'm a 'big, black, British, gay guy'. That was frustrating at times”
Commenting on people's reactions to him coming out.[]