— Billie Joe Armstrong American singer and guitarist 1972
— Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
— Mick Jones (The Clash) British rock guitarist (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) 1955
As quoted in 3:AM magazine (1994) http://www.3ammagazine.com/musicarchives/2004/nov/interview_paul_simonon.html Mick Jones on Paul Simonon.
„Jesus himself did not try to convert the two thieves on the cross; he waited until one of them turned to him.“
— Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison
„My daughter was asked by a little old lady in a London hotel restaurant what her daddy did. She answered, “He’s a pirate” - I was very proud of that answer.“
— Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963
„There's a lot of things blamed on me that never happened. But then, there's a lot of things that I did that I never got caught at.“
— Johnny Cash American singer-songwriter 1932 - 2003
„In the end
these things matter most:
How well did you love?
How fully did you live?
How deeply did you let go?“
— Jack Kornfield, Buddha's Little Instruction Book
— Sojourner Truth African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist 1797 - 1883
Context: That little man in black there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Jesus Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.
— Ginger Rogers American actress and dancer 1911 - 1995
The line originated in a 1982 Frank and Ernest cartoon ( image http://www.reelclassics.com/Actresses/Ginger/ginger-article2.htm) by Bob Thaves as "Sure he was great, but don't forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he did, ...backwards and in high heels." On the internet and in many publications the line is incorrectly attributed to Faith Whittlesey (see ). The official Ginger Rogers website http://www.gingerrogers.com/about/quotes.html attributes the line to Thaves.
„He once begged alms of a statue, and, when asked why he did so, replied, "To get practice in being refused."“
— Diogenes of Sinope ancient Greek philosopher, one of the founders of the Cynic philosophy -404 - -322 a.C.
Diogenes Laërtius, vi. 49
„Did you ever stop to notice
All the children dead from war?
Did you ever stop to notice
This crying earth, these weeping shores?“
— Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
— Lynn Margulis, Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution
„Stick Boy liked Match Girl,
He liked her a lot.
He liked her cute figure,
he thought she was hot.
But could a flame ever burn
for a match and a stick?
It did quite literally;
he burned up quick.“
— Tim Burton, The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories