— Clint Eastwood actor and director from the United States 1930
„I don't need the fame. I don't need the money. I don't need the sex. This is something that I do because I have to do it. “
— Jared Leto American actor and musician 1971
— Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper
— Joyce Carol Oates, I Lock My Door Upon Myself
„She said, "Do you have more things that you need, or more that you don't need?" I said, "It depends on what it means to need.“
— Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
„I know we don't have any guarantee that we're gonna live tomorrow. That's why I live everyday as it was my last.“
— Melanie Thornton singer 1967 - 2001
One of her last interviews before her death in a plane crash on November 24, 2001.
— Stephen Fry English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist 1957
"Trefusis Returns!" in Paperweight (1993) p. 279. Originally printed in The Daily Telegraph circa 1990.
— Algis Budrys American writer 1931 - 2008
Chapter 3, Section 2 (p. 57)
„I don't think there's anything guaranteed 100% in life. I want to have discussions for sure and there's lots of talking to be done. I'm not saying I don't want to be Derby manager, I'm saying that I don't think in life anything is 100% guaranteed. Now we'll sit down, have a chat and see what happens. I'm not prepared to discuss it at the moment and I'm not prepared to go into specifics. I've never said I'm leaving but it was always my intention to get to the end of the season and have a discussion.“
— Billy Davies Scottish association football player and manager 1964
May 2007, http://www.sundaysun.co.uk/sport/north-east-football/2007/05/29/derby-county-1-west-brom-0-79310-19213006/ Billy made these remarks shortly after gaining promotion to the Premiership with Derby County
„I don't need a "reason" to be happy. I don't have to consult the future to know how happy I feel now.“
— Hugh Prather, Notes to Myself: My Struggle to Become a Person
— Benny Hinn American-Canadian evangelist 1952
— Sheri S. Tepper American fiction writer 1929
Context: I never read an author twice if I can't trust him or her to make it come out right. I never read an author twice if he writes the kind of books where everyone and everything is in tension from page one to the last paragraph of the last page, like that dreadful TV show, 24. Tension is something I have plenty of in life. I don't need it elsewhere.