„I would not let her work until she was eighteen, and believe me, since the time she was being strolled down the street in her stroller, people were saying, “Can I use her in my commercial? Can I put her in my movie?” “No!” But I did let her take any class that she wanted to take. Singing, acting, dancing…“
— Michelle Phillips Singer, actress 1944
On raising her daughter, Chynna Philips, The Huffington Post (August 25, 2016)
„You better beware, my friends all told me
When they saw that I was falling for you.
You better beware they told me that girl ain't gonna be true.
She'll have you walking with your head in the air,
Have you thinking that she really, really care.
Then-a, then she'll let you down, she'll really let you down.
She's a girl with no understanding.
And when she's getting tired of you hanging around,
She'll let you drop and say… have a happy landing“
— Smokey Robinson American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer 1940
Song lyrics, With The Miracles, happy landing Happy Landing, written by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White (1962)
„One day, I came in and she was on the telephone. She was quite pale. She told me that I wouldn't believe what was going on. She was being watched. She said she would not be able to invite me for tea again. She was a nice Jewish lady.“
— Frank Buckles United States Army soldier and centenarian 1901 - 2011
On his travels to Nazi Germany in the 1930's. Knoxville News.
— Paula Danziger American children's writer 1945 - 2004