— Karl Shapiro Poet, essayist 1913 - 2000
Context: I feel that after working a long time, I’ve really learned how to do what I do. I enjoy it. I don’t think there’s anything more satisfying than turning out a good stanza or a good piece of prose. And when you’re satisfied enough, you want to show it to other people. That’s called publication.
— Pat Conroy, The Great Santini
„I have learned, I am not a child and I have learned that… when I’ve spoken in anger, I usually regret the way I express myself. So I’ve been waiting to feel less angry. And when I’m ready, I’ll say what I have to say.“
— Uma Thurman American actress and model 1970
"Uma Thurman on Harvey Weinstein and sexual misconduct in Hollywood: 'When I’m ready, I’ll say what I have to say" http://www.telegraph.co.uk/films/2017/11/05/uma-thurman-harvey-weinstein-sexual-misconduct-hollywoodwhen/, Telegraph Reporters, Telegraph, 5 November 2017.
— Haruki Murakami, The Elephant Vanishes
„I’ve said many times that there isn’t a country in the world that would find billions of barrels of oil and leave it in the ground while there is a market for it.“
— Justin Trudeau 23rd Prime Minister of Canada; eldest son of Pierre Trudeau 1971
Speaking about the , Canada approves controversial Kinder Morgan oil pipeline https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/29/canada-approves-kinder-morgan-oil-pipeline-justin-trudeau (30 November 2016).
„My home is my paradise. When I come home at night, I feel an overall peaceful sensation. We will never give this place up.“
— Gloria Estefan Cuban-American singer-songwriter, actress and divorciada 1957
People en Espanol magazine (April, 2004)
„As much as we’ve done, there’s still so much I want to do. But for all the tough lessons I’ve had to learn, for all the places where I’ve fallen short — I’ve told Hillary, and I’ll tell you, what’s picked me back up every single time: It’s been you. The American people.“
— Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961
Context: That’s what Hillary Clinton understands — this fighter, this stateswoman, this mother and grandmother, this public servant, this patriot — that’s the America she’s fighting for. And that is why I have confidence, as I leave this stage tonight, that the Democratic Party is in good hands. My time in this office, it hasn’t fixed everything. As much as we’ve done, there’s still so much I want to do. But for all the tough lessons I’ve had to learn, for all the places where I’ve fallen short — I’ve told Hillary, and I’ll tell you, what’s picked me back up every single time: It’s been you. The American people.
„As a pioneer swimmer, you've got to be willing to fail and try again. The point isn’t to learn to fail, the point is to learn to bounce back.“
— Lewis Pugh Environmental campaigner, maritime lawyer and endurance swimmer 1969