— F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is the Night
„If you import a commercial quantity of illegal drugs, it is because you have made the personal decision that you are prepared to get rich by destroying our children. I have made the decision that I love our children enough that we will kill you if you do this.“
— Newt Gingrich Professor, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives 1943
regarding his "Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996" (H.R. 4170) bill
— Pierre Corneille French tragedian 1606 - 1684
Domitien, act IV, scene iii.
„The AI does not hate you, nor does it love you, but you are made out of atoms which it can use for something else.“
— Eliezer Yudkowsky American blogger, writer, and artificial intelligence researcher 1979
Artificial Intelligence as a Positive and Negative Factor in Global Risk http://singinst.org/upload/artificial-intelligence-risk.pdf (August 2006)
„For the first ten years or so, you would always question whether the decisions were right or wrong, but you have to learn to put things behind you once a decision is made. You can't be wishy-washy about it.“
— Anson Chan Hong Kong politician 1940
Source: From Anson Chan's speech commenting on her handling the controversial 1986 child custody case on the eve of her retirement on April 27, 2001.
„The real test of love is when a person—including you—can know your weaknesses, your stupidities and your smallnesses, and still love you.“
— Dossie Easton, The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities
— Malcolm X American human rights activist 1925 - 1965
— Imelda Marcos Former First Lady of the Philippines 1929
Context: When you reach a certain level of leadership, people cannot be neutral with you. They either love, love, love you, or hate, hate, hate you. Quoted in " The day I met Imelda Marcos http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1000140.stm at BBC News (31 October 2000).
„p>Can you help me
Can you let me go
And can you still love me
When you can't see me anymore? The fire fades away.</p“
— KT Tunstall Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist 1975
"Other Side of the World".