— Steven Wright American actor and author 1955
— Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734
„I sometimes think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm.“
— Franklin D. Roosevelt 32nd President of the United States 1882 - 1945
Roosevelt to Henry M. Heymann (2 December 1919), as quoted in Roosevelt and Howe (1962), by Alfred B. Rollins, Jr., p. 153<!-- Knopf -->
— 2 Chainz American rapper from Georgia 1977
No Lie Featuring Drake.
— Paul Newman American actor and film director 1925 - 2008
Quoted in "Saint Paul," interview with John Aldridge, The Guardian (2005-04-10)
„T is just like a summer bird-cage in a garden,—the birds that are without despair to get in, and the birds that are within despair and are in a consumption for fear they shall never get out.“
— John Webster English dramatist 1578 - 1634
Act I, scene ii. Compare: "To public feasts, where meet a public rout,— Where they that are without would fain go in, And they that are within would fain go out", John Davies, Contention betwixt a Wife, etc.
— Yogi Berra American baseball player, manager, coach 1925 - 2015
What Time Is It? You Mean Now?: Advice for Life from the Zennest Master of Them All, Simon and Schuster, 2003, , p. 27 Variant: It gets late awfully early around here. Referring to the adverse sun conditions in left field at Yankee Stadium.
— Kerry Jackson
Radio From Hell (January 10, 2007)
— Zach Galifianakis American actor and comedian 1969
„Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.“
— Michel De Montaigne, The Complete Essays
Book III, Ch. 5
„It has always been difficult to get Big Bird to be very pretty. Big Bird in England is much more gorgeous.“
— Jim Henson American puppeteer 1936 - 1990