„The reason that I want to be alone
Tired of all the things that went wrong
That would have went right if I would have did it on my own“
— Nas American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur 1973
Drunk By Myself
— John le Carré British novelist and spy 1931
„What I intend to do is lead an investigation to find out what went right and what went wrong.... I think one of the things that people want us to do here is to play a blame game. We've got to solve problems. We're problem-solvers. There will be ample time for people to figure out what went right and what went wrong. What I'm interested in is helping save lives. That's what I want to do.“
— George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
Answering a question regarding Katrina aftermath and what went wrong with government response — September 6, 2005. http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2005/09/20050906.html
„If anyone did that, I absolutely apologize. … Because everything we do is based at adults. We're asking adults be responsible. You were telling me about giving your children meat and milk. They're going to be to grow up to be tubs of lard. They're getting heart attacks.“
— Ingrid Newkirk British-American activist 1949
Interview on CNN's Crossfire http://www.animalrights.net/archives/year/2002/000094.html (2002); in response to Tucker Carlson's description of a PETA member campaigning directly to his four-year-old son outside a circus.
„The whole country is infested with this meanness and coldness, and no one is allowed to admit it. Only the crazy ones sense that it is wrong- that what is "normal" is not at all normal- and some of them, adults and kids alike, fight back with everything they have.“
— Mark Ames American writer and journalist 1965
Part VI: Welcome to the Dollhouse, page 239.
„There's what we did wrong and what we did right. The mistake is that we did some things against the people — by us and also by the enemy — but the other side, as I told you, is that without our struggle there would be no Cambodia right now.“
— Pol Pot former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea 1925 - 1998
„Part of the problem with service in this country is we don't honor it like we once did. There's nothing wrong or evil about having a bad day. There's everything wrong with making others have to have it... with you.“
— Neil Cavuto American television presenter 1958
"Why do we tolerate awful people?" http://www.townhall.com/opinion/columns/neilcavuto/2004/05/29/11852.html, townhall.com, (May 29, 2004).
— Sarah Palin American politician 1964
to conservative Alaskan columnist Paul Jenkins, in response to a comparison of emails showing her actions in conducting campaign business on City time to state Republican leader Randy Ruedrich conducting party business on state time, , quoted in
— N. K. Jemisin American writer 1972
Chapter 16 “From the Depths to the Heights” (watercolor) (p. 283)
— Grace Hopper American computer scientist and United States Navy officer 1906 - 1992
On the removal of a 2-inch-long moth from the Harvard Mark II experimental computer at Harvard in 1947, as quoted in Time (16 April 1984). Note that the term "bug" was in use by people in several technical disciplines long before that; Thomas Edison used the term, and it was common AT&T parlance in the 1920s to refer to bugs in the wires. Hopper is credited with popularizing the term's use in the computing field.
„Where he's wrong is that we went into Iraq at the invitation of the government, not as an invasion.“
— Dick Morris American political commentator and consultant 1947