„Roger: I was super, crazy little! Yeah, like my dad's a guitar player and my uncle was in bands when I was growing up. I sat behind a drum set when I was like six years old. I started taking piano lessons when I was like nine. So, like I've been around music my whole, entire, entire life.“
— Roger Manganelli American musician 1973
„My life, it don't count for nothing;
When I look at this world, I feel so small.
My life, it's only a season:
A passing September that no one will recall.“
— Iris DeMent American singer and songwriter 1961
Song lyrics, My Life (1994), My Life
— Anna Akhmatova Russian modernist poet 1889 - 1966
Requiem; 1935-1940 (1963; 1987), Context: No use to fall down on my knees and beg for mercy's sake. Nothing I counted mine, out of my life, is mine to take...
„My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life.“
— Miles Davis American jazz musician 1926 - 1991
— Tony Kushner, Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches
— Sherilyn Fenn American actress 1965
Sherilyn Fenn, quoted in "Legendary Portrayal", by David Walstad. The Philadelphia Inquirer TV Week (USA). May 21, 1995. p. 4-5. on being categorized as a sex-symbol.
„Last night I saw you in my dreams/Now I can't wait to go to sleep/And this life is all a dream/So my real life starts when I go to sleep.“
— Канье Уэст American rapper, singer and songwriter 1977
Lyrics, 808s & Heartbreak (2008), "Hey Mama", Live Grammy Performance, February 2008
„He was silent for thirty seconds, maybe a minute. I uncrossed my legs under the table and wondered if this was the right moment to leave. It was as if my whole life revolved around trying to judge the right point in a conversation to say goodbye.“
— Haruki Murakami, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman: 24 Stories
„Nutrition has always played a huge role in my life. I became a vegetarian when I was 13 and then got my entire family to become vegetarians. And I have always been active my whole life. I genuinely enjoy sports and I spend time on my total gym.“
— Christie Brinkley American model 1954
“Christie Brinkley Is 'Energized' About 2009”, interview with People (18 January 2009) http://people.com/celebrity/christie-brinkley-is-energized-about-2009/.
„For me, it is a moment of anguish. All my life, my whole adult life, I believed in merger and unity of the two territories.“
— Lee Kuan Yew First Prime Minister of Singapore 1923 - 2015
1960s, August 9, 1965, when Lee announced the separation of Singapore from Malaysia, as quoted in The Theatre and the State in Singapore: Orthodoxy and Resistance, Terence Chong
„My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.“
— Michael Jordan American retired professional basketball player and businessman 1963