„Here are the two best prayers I know: 'Help me, help me, help me' and 'Thank you, thank you, thank you.“
— Anne Lamott Novelist, essayist, memoirist, activist 1954
— Ze'ev Jabotinsky Jewish leader 1880 - 1940
Tisha B'av (1937).
— Oprah Winfrey American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist 1954
— Neil Postman American writer and academic 1931 - 2003
Context: As one learns the language of a subject, one is also learning what the subject is.... what we call a subject consists mostly, if not entirely, of its language. If you eliminate all the words of a subject, you have eliminated the subject.
— Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms
— Salvador Dalí Spanish artist 1904 - 1989
— George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
„“What can you do?”
“I can bring you in dream to one who dreams of you.”
“Will that help me?”
“No. But you will come, because you will hope that it will.”“
— John C. Wright American novelist and technical writer 1961
Chapter 23, “Dreams and Desires” Section 1 (p. 305)
„No amount of repetition of historical errors in judicial opinions can make the errors true. The "wall of separation between church and State" is a metaphor based on bad history, a metaphor which has proved useless as a guide to judging. It should be frankly and explicitly abandoned.“
— William H. Rehnquist Chief Justice of the United States 1924 - 2005
Wallace v. Jaffree, 472 U.S. 38 (1985) ( dissenting opinion http://straylight.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0472_0038_ZD2.html).
— Julie Anne Peters, By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead