„He balled up my discarded
sweatshirt and put it against his shoulder.
“Go on,” he said. “I don’t bite.”
“And from what I hear, that’s a good thing.”
He gave a rumbling chuckle. “Yeah, it is.”
I leaned against his shoulder.“
„Many years ago a very wise man named Bernard Baruch took me aside and put his arm around my shoulder. "Harpo my boy," he said, "I'm going to give you three pieces of advice, three things you should always remember." My heart jumped and I glowed with expectation. I was going to hear the magic password to a rich, full life from the master himself. "Yes sir?" I said. And he told me the three things. I regret that I've forgotten what they were.“
— Harpo Marx American comedian 1888 - 1964
book, Harpo Speaks
„"The moneylender and his wife," he said indifferently, jerking his head over his shoulder. "It is always the same in any revolution. The moneylenders are always the first to go."“
— Christopher Wood (writer) English writer 1935 - 2015
Wood, Christopher. "Terrible Hard", Says Alice. London: Constable. 1970. (chapter 6)
„I knew something was up when he couldn't go to his right. He said he was living his fantasy, and I said it was my fantasy to get his [rear] off the field.“
— Tommy Lasorda American baseball player and coach 1927
Obituary http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-barry-bremen-20110707,0,2935425.story, LA Times, 2011-07-07 Describing how he caught "Great Imposter" Barry Bremen in a Mets uniform shagging balls in the outfield before the 1986 All-Star Game at the Houston Astrodome.
— Robert Burton English scholar 1577 - 1640
Section 1, member 2, Lawful Cures, first from God.
„She's tired and leans her head on his shoulder, which is the resting place for all their heads, but when Justine and Siobhan and Francesca use his body so shamelessly he doesn't feel the need to turn his head and press his mouth against their hair.“
— Melina Marchetta, The Piper's Son
— Lou Holtz American college football coach, professional football coach, television sports announcer 1937
Attributed by Ben Weiximann, "Top 15 Funniest Lou Holtz Quotes" http://bleacherreport.com/articles/59377-top-15-funniest-lou-holtz-quotes/, TheBleacherReport.com. Also see "Say What??? ESPN Broadcaster... a little confused..." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJdReMOwma8.
„A lot of things were lucky," said Daddy, and suddenly, while they were walking along, brought his hand down on John's shoulder and gave it a bit of a squeeze. "You'll be a seaman yet, my son." And John, for one dreadful moment, felt that something was going wrong with his eyes. A sort of wetness, and hotness... Partly salt... Pleased though he was, he found himself biting his lower lip pretty hard, and looking the other way.“
— Arthur Ransome English author and journalist 1884 - 1967
„He bent to put his cheek against hers. His breath against her ear made her shudder with each deliberately spoken word. "I have wanted to do this," he said, "every moment of every hour of every day that I have been with you since the day I met you.“
— Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince
„Sam swallowed. The dire pronouncement echoed in his ears, imbued with the faint hint of the Free Magic power that was contained within the cat form on his shoulder. He slapped Sprout on the rump to get her going; then he said the first thing that came into his head.
"Mogget. Shut up."“
— Garth Nix Australian fantasy writer 1963