„I trust him implicitly but that doesn't stop women coming on to him. It infuriates me when women approach him [Ioan] and kiss him full on the mouth right in front of me. They obviously don't think of me as any competition now that I'm a brunette. I think I might have to go blonde again!“
— Alice Evans British actress 1971
"Alice in Wonderland" The Sunday Times Style magazine, 14 July 2002.
— John Von Neumann Hungarian-American mathematician and polymath 1903 - 1957
As quoted by Jacob Bronowski in The Ascent of Man TV series
„Right is right, and wrong is wrong, and a body ain’t got no business doing wrong when he ain’t ignorant and knows better.“
— Mark Twain, livro Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Fonte: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
„Do I know I'm right? Judgements aren't the same as facts. Instinct is not science. I'm like any other human being, as fallible and as capable of being wrong. I only know what I believe.“
— Tony Blair former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1953
Full text of Blair's speech http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3697434.stm, BBC News online
Speech to the Labour Party Conference, 28 September 2004, referring to the fact that no WMDs had been found in Iraq.
„Will I ever get to where I'm going?
If I do, will I know when I'm there?
If the wind blew me in the right direction,
Would I even care?
— Brandon Boyd American rock singer, writer and visual artist 1976
Lyrics, Make Yourself (1999)
„Girl, I don't want to fight,
I'm a little bit wrong,
And you're a little bit right.
I said, girl, you know that it's true,
It's a little bit me,
And it's a little bit you too.“
— Neil Diamond American singer-songwriter 1941
A Little Bit Me, performed by The Monkees (1967)
— Ernest Hemingway, livro The Sun Also Rises
Fonte: The Sun Also Rises
„Remember everything is right until it's wrong. You'll know when it's wrong.'
'You think so?'
'I'm quite sure. If you don't it doesn't matter. Nothing will matter then.“
— Ernest Hemingway, livro The Garden of Eden
Colonel John Boyle and David in Ch. 7
Fonte: The Garden of Eden (1986)
„I'm not thuggin' for me, I'm thuggin' for my family, I pay all the bills, I feed my whole family, wrong or right, I do and I can't stop.“
— Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
1990s, Ed Gordon interview (1994)
— Milton Friedman American economist, statistician, and writer 1912 - 2006
"Say 'No' to Intolerance", Liberty magazine, vol. 4, no. 6, (July 1991) pp. 17-20.
„When my soul was in the lost and found,
You came along to claim it.
I didn't know just what was wrong with me
Till your kiss helped me name it.
Now I'm no longer doubtful of what I'm living for,
Cause if I make you happy I don't need to do more.“
— Carole King, livro A Natural Woman
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman (1967), Co-written with Gerry Goffin and Jerry Wexler, first recorded by Aretha Franklin
Song lyrics, Singles
„I smile when I'm angry, I cheat and I lie.
I do what I have to do to get by.
But I know what is wrong and I know what is right,
and I'd die for the truth in my secret life.“
— Leonard Cohen Canadian poet and singer-songwriter 1934 - 2016
"In my Secret Life"
Ten New Songs (2001)
„A good rugby player is a child, by the way. That's the beauty of it. And that's why I dictate - but only when I know I'm right!“
— Danie Craven South African rugby union player and administrator 1910 - 1993
Sunday Times interview (1980s)