„I stood on Susan Boone's front porch, feeling lame. But then, since I've pretty much felt lame my entire life, this was no big surprise. On the other hand, usually I felt lame for no particular reason. This time I really had a reason to feel lame.“
„I call my music the healing music… It makes the blind feel that they can see, the lame feel that they can walk, the deaf and dumb that they can hear and talk.“
— Little Richard American pianist, singer and songwriter 1932
Pop Chronicles: Show 5 - Hail, Hail, Rock 'n' Roll: The rock revolution gets underway. (Part 1) https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc19751/m1/#track/6, interview recorded 1.2.1968 http://web.archive.org/web/20110615153027/http://www.library.unt.edu/music/special-collections/john-gilliland/o-s.
— Robbie Williams British singer and entertainer 1974
„Saying 'I notice you're a nerd' is like saying, 'Hey, I notice that you'd rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you'd rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan. Why is that?' In fact, it seems to me that most contemporary insults are pretty lame. Even 'lame' is kind of lame. Saying 'You're lame' is like saying 'You walk with a limp.' Yeah, whatever, so does 50 Cent, and he's done all right for himself.“
— John Green (author) American author and vlogger 1977
John Green asks himself "Why is being a nerd bad?" in July 27: How Nerdfighters Drop Insults http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy1M5VHF3no
— Sydney Carter British musician and poet 1915 - 2004
Context: I danced on the Sabbath And I cured the lame; The holy people Said it was a shame. They whipped and they stripped And they hung me on high, And they left me there On a Cross to die.
both blind and lame Cupid
said, Love this girl,"“
— Nâzım Hikmet Turkish poet 1902 - 1963
From A Spring Piece Left In The Middle
— Malachi Biblical prophet -480 - 1148 a.C.
Context: And when you offer the lame and sick, Is it not evil? Offer it then to your governor! Would he be pleased with you? Would he accept you favorably? Says the LORD of hosts. Chapter 1, Verse 8, Lines 3-8, (NKJV)
— Jaime Jackson Horse hoof care professional 1947
— Plutarch ancient Greek historian and philosopher 46 - 127
— Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993
To tourists at the Whisky-a-Go-Go, Los Angeles CA, December 1965 Liner notes for the album Freak Out! (27 June 1966).