„I would like to be soft and warm. I would be terrified to be that way. I could be hurt if I were soft and warm. I could be hurt by something other than myself. It is harder to be soft than it is to be hard. I could be hurt by something other than myself.“
— James Frey, livro A Million Little Pieces
A Million Little Pieces (2003), page 239
„With the arrogance of youth, I determined to do no less than to transform the world with Beauty. If I have succeeded in some small way, if only in one small corner of the world, amongst the men and women I love, then I shall count myself blessed, and blessed, and blessed, and the work goes on.“
— William Morris author, designer, and craftsman 1834 - 1896
As quoted in William Morris & Red House (2005) by Jan Marsh, p. 65.
„I wouldn't call myself a coward, no way. But being buried alive is something I could never handle. The only way you'd see me being buried alive is if I was dead, man.“
— Usher American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor 1978
From an interview with VIBE, " Caught Up http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=hSYEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA68&lpg=PA68&dq=%22It+can+never+be+bad+to+have+a+foundation+as+a+man%22+usher&source=bl&ots=znEcU5UzFB&sig=nSA9TRsN-0VmlAwizQ_1eicZRP0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ow81T8e2JOet0QWamd2xAg&ved=0CCUQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=%22It%20can%20never%20be%20bad%20to%20have%20a%20foundation%20as%20a%20man%22%20usher&f=false" (July 2008), p. 65-71.
— Yanni Greek pianist, keyboardist, composer, and music producer 1954
„How do I love thee?
Let me count the days.
If there are 50 ways to leave your lover
then there are 50 ways to be left.“
— Sheri-D Wilson Canadian Spoken Word Poet 1958
Goddess Gone Fishing for a Map of the Universe (2012), "Heart"
— Robert Jordan American writer 1948 - 2007
(15 October 1994), Rand al'Thor
„I like the way you smile
I could be your state and I could be your nation
It doesn’t get better than home, now does it?“
— Zooey Deschanel American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter 1980
Volume Two (2010), Context: Why don’t we just sit and stare and do nothing? Nothing at all for a while I like the way you smile I could be your state and I could be your nation It doesn’t get better than home, now does it? "Home".
„I shall ask no more than that you agree with Dean Inge that even though counting heads is not an ideal way to govern, at least it is better than breaking them.“
— Learned Hand American legal scholar, Court of Appeals judge 1872 - 1961
Extra-judicial writings, "Democracy: Its Presumptions and Realities" (1932); also in The Spirit of Liberty: Papers and Addresses (1952), p. 92.
„Today, I will try to remember to regret the past. I will think of how many mistakes I have made throughout my life. I will say to myself, "If only I could go back in time and make different choices, so that my life could be the way it should have been."“
— John S. Hall Poet, author, singer, lawyer 1960
Quotes from Daily Negations (2007), Then I will remind myself that I cannot. March 16
— Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You
— Alastair Reynolds, livro Chasm City
Chasm City (2001), Chapter 13 (p. 209).