„I don't do what I'm told, but I might do what you want if you ask me nicely.“

—  Cassandra Clare, livro City of Ashes

Fonte: City of Ashes

Última atualização 22 de Maio de 2020. História

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„I don't want you fellows sitting around asking me what to do. I want you to tell me what to do.“

—  George Marshall US military leader, Army Chief of Staff 1880 - 1959

To his staffers, as quoted in General of the Army : George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman (1991) by Ed Cray, p. 591

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„I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.“

—  Muhammad Ali African American boxer, philanthropist and activist 1942 - 2016

Responding to a press conference question as to whether he was a "card-carrying" member of the Black Muslims, as quoted in The New York Times (27 February 1964) http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F4091EF7355D17738DDDAE0A94DA405B848AF1D3; also in Sports Illustrated (9 March 1964).
Contexto: I believe in Allah and in peace. I don't try to move into white neighborhoods. I don't want to marry a white woman. I was baptized when I was twelve, but I didn't know what I was doing. I'm not a Christian anymore. I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be... I'm free to be what I want.

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„If you ask me to play myself, I will not know what to do. I do not know who or what I am.“

—  Peter Sellers British film actor, comedian and singer 1925 - 1980

As quoted in Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion (1988) by Leslie Halliwell, p. 622

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„Don't tell me what I should do until you show me what you can do.“

—  John Basedow TV Health and Fitness Personality

[Basedow, John, Fitness Made Simple : The Power to Change Your Body, the Power to Change Your Life, 2008, McGraw-Hill, New York, 0071497080, 49]

Citát „So what? I'm sorry. What do you want me to do? My name's Messiah, but I can't work miracles.“
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„So what? I'm sorry. What do you want me to do? My name's Messiah, but I can't work miracles.“

—  Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian president elect 1955

In Brasília, on 28 April 2020, after being told by reporters that Brazil had achieved a record 474 COVID-19-related deaths in a day. 'So what?': Bolsonaro shrugs off Brazil's rising coronavirus death toll https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/29/so-what-bolsonaro-shrugs-off-brazil-rising-coronavirus-death-toll. The Guardian (29 April 2020).

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„I don't know exactly what you guys want to do, but let me tell you why you should do it with fruit flies.“

—  Eric F. Wieschaus American geneticist 1947

Attributed to Wieschaus in Together to Fly http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S19/55/05Q60/index.xml?section=science

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