— Chris Brown American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor , and painter 1989
— O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi
Context: There was clearly nothing to do but flop down on the shabby little couch and howl. So Della did it. Which instigates the moral reflection that life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating. "The Gift of the Magi"
„Wayne's a little attached to that hat," Waxillium said. "He thinks it's lucky."
Wayne: "It is lucky. I ain't never died while wearing that hat."
Marasi frowned. "I... I'm not sure I know how to respond."
Wax: "That's a common reaction to Wayne.“
— Brandon Sanderson, The Alloy of Law
„A subject may be said to be in such a state if he (it) wants something and has unequally efficient alternative ways of trying to get it.“
— Russell L. Ackoff Scientist 1919 - 2009
p. 39, as cited in: Jacob Hendrik Galjaard (2009) De droom van mijnheer Ariyoshi. p. 89:
„Beware the deadly fumes of that insane elation
Which rises from the cup of mad impiety,
And go, get drunk with that divine intoxication
Which is more sober far than all sobriety.“
— William R. Alger American clergyman and poet 1822 - 1905
"The Sober Drunkenness", p. 167.
„I ain’t no motherfucking celebrity. I ain’t running for office. I ain’t kissin’ nobody’s motherfucking babies. I drop your baby and you motherfucking sue me and shit.“
— Канье Уэст American rapper, singer and songwriter 1977
on stage rant Kanye West Rants: “I Ain’t Doin No Motherfucking SNL Skits!” (Video) http://www.missinfo.tv/index.php/kanye-west-rants-about-saturday-night-live-in-nyc/
— John Henry Newman English cleric and cardinal 1801 - 1890
„Bruce Wayne's first name came from Robert Bruce, the Scottish patriot. Wayne, being a playboy, was a man of gentry. I searched for a name that would suggest colonialism. I tried Adams, Hancock... then I thought of Mad Anthony Wayne.“
— Bill Finger American comic strip and comic book writer 1914 - 1974
Bill Finger as quoted by Kane, Bob; Tom Andrae (1989). Batman & Me. Forestville, California: Eclipse Books. p. 44. .