„You know those lights were bright on Broadway
That was so many years ago
Before we all lived here in Florida
Before the Mafia took over Mexico.
There are not many who remember
They say a handful still survive
To tell the world about
The way the lights went out
And keep the memory alive.“
— Billy Joel American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949
Miami 2017 (Seen The Lights Go Out On Broadway).
„The frontier is the edge between what you know and what you don't know. You want to put yourself on that edge.“
— Jordan Peterson Canadian clinical psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of psychology 1962
„I don't think that we necessarily lie. I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else. I don't tell tall tales. I always tell the truth.“
— Albert Finney English actor 1936
Reply when asked if he thought he was a lot like the character he plays in Big Fish in an interview with Paul Fischer at Dark Horizons (2 December 2003).
— Thomas Haynes Bayly English poet, songwriter, dramatist, and writer 1797 - 1839
Long, long ago, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
„All of a sudden I had to remember some words that Marlowe had told me over fifteen years ago: 'Dead men don't wear plaid.' Hmm... Dead men don't wear plaid. I still don't know what it means.“
— Steve Martin American actor, comedian, musician, author, playwright, and producer 1945
As "Rigby Reardon" in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
— Federico Fellini Italian filmmaker 1920 - 1993
— William Morris author, designer, and craftsman 1834 - 1896
Context: Masters, I have to tell a tale of woe, A tale of folly and of wasted life, Hope against hope, the bitter dregs of strife, Ending, where all things end, in death at last. Introductory verse.
— Jack Valenti President of the MPAA 1921 - 2007
Context: I found the most convincing part to be the working stiffs, the guys who have a modest home and kids who go to public schools. They make $75,000 to $100,000 a year. That's not much to live on. I don't have to tell you that. Discussing the plausibility of anti-piracy advertisements featuring wealthy Hollywood figures. Entertainment Weekly (18 April 2003)
„But I'm telling you, it's going to change lives. I don't know how—I don't know what's going to happen, quite honestly — but it's going to change lives. It is a life-changing, and I think, a planet course-altering event and I would invite you to join us either physically or virtually.“
— Glenn Beck U.S. talk radio and television host 1964
„It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden lived whom you may know
By the name of Annabel Lee; —“
— Edgar Allan Poe American author, poet, editor and literary critic 1809 - 1849
Context: It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee; — And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me. St. 1.