„He looked me right in the face and said, "You fucking bulldyke!" And I thought to myself, "Oooh, what a smart man! Why, I'll bet he took one look at me and knew I was white, too!"“
— Lea DeLaria American actress and singer 1958
Bulldyke in a China Shop
„Rodriguez: When my mother read Hunger of Memory, she was horrified by it and she asked me, as an accusation, "Why did you hold these things in all of your years against me, why didn't you tell me? If I offended you by talking about how dark you were in the summer why didn't you tell me that? And tell me to stop? Why do you hold that for another 25 years and then spill it all out?" Good question, Mama. Good question.“
— Richard Rodríguez American journalist and essayist 1944
„You're dangerous."he says.
Because you make me believe in the impossible."
— Simone Elkeles (Rules of Attraction)“
— Elizabeth Cady Stanton Suffragist and Women's Rights activist 1815 - 1902
„"Why did you marry me into this family, mother?" said Lipa.
"One has to be married, daughter. It was not us who ordained it."“
— Anton Chekhov Russian dramatist, author and physician 1860 - 1904
Ch. 5, pp. 212
„M: I don't have relationships at all. It's out of the question.
M: Partly because I was always attracted to men or women who were never attracted to me. And I was never attracted to women or men who were attracted to me. So that's the problem. I've never met the right person.“
— Morrissey English singer 1959
From "The deep end", interview by Nick Kent, The Face (March 1990).
„Why did you pay twenty dollars to sit in the front row and tell me I suck? And you're a girl. That's stupid.“
— Courtney Love American punk singer-songwriter, musician, actress, and artist 1964
At the Paradiso, Amsterdam; April 24, 1995
„Truscott: And you complain you were beaten?
Truscott: Did you tell anyone?
Dennis: The officer in charge.
Truscott: What did he say?
Truscott: Why not?
Dennis: He was out of breath with kicking.“
— Joe Orton English playwright and author 1933 - 1967