„Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love,
But—why did you kick me down stairs?“
The Panel, Act i, Scene 1, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Altered from Isaac Bickerstaff's "'T is Well 't is no Worse"; also found in Debrett's "Asylum for Fugitive Pieces", vol. i., p. 15.
„Try me. Try me.
And your love will always be true.
Oh I need you (I need you).
Hold me. Hold me.
I want you right here by my side.
Hold me. Hold me.
And your love we won't hide.“
— James Brown American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist 1933 - 2006
Try Me, from Please Please Please (album) (1959)
„So let me be your driver, let me be your driver
I would love to ride you, I would love to ride you downtown
Drive you so slow and easy you won't wanna put me down“
— Chuck Berry American rock-and-roll musician 1926 - 2017
"I Want to Be Your Driver" (1965)
— Joyce Brothers Joyce Brothers 1927 - 2013
As quoted in Anything Is Possible: Humor and Wisdom for Success and Prosperity (1997) by Meiji Stewart, p. 73
„Where, where, are you tonight?
Why did you leave me here all alone?
I searched the world over,
And thought I found true love.
You met another and
Pfft! you were gone.“
— Buck Owens American country singer-songwriter 1929 - 2006
" Pfft You Were Gone" - comedic country song often featured on Hee Haw
„Stop right there!
I gotta know right now!
Before we go any further —
Do you love me?
Will you love me forever?“
— Jim Steinman American musician 1947
Bat out of Hell (1977), Paradise by the Dashboard Light
— Cassandra Clare, livro City of Fallen Angels
Fonte: City of Fallen Angels
„I pull you close but when we kiss I can feel a doubt.
I remember back when we started,
My kisses used to turn you inside out.
I used to drive you to work in the morning;
Friday night I'd drive you all around.
You used to love to drive me wild,
But lately girl you get your kicks from just driving me down.“
— Bruce Springsteen American singer and songwriter 1949
"I'm Goin' Down"
Song lyrics, Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
„Why me Lord? What have I ever done
To deserve even one of the pleasures I've known?
Tell me Lord what did I ever do
That was worth loving you or the kindness you've shown?“
— Kris Kristofferson American country music singer, songwriter, musician, and film actor 1936
Song lyrics, Jesus Was a Capricorn (1972)
„The leg division, Mr Spiggot. You are deficient in it to the tune of one. Your right leg, I like. I like your right leg, it's a lovely leg for the role. That's what I said when I saw it come in. I said, "that's a lovely leg for the role". I've got nothing against your right leg. The trouble is — neither have you. You fall down on your left.“
— Peter Cook, Beyond the Fringe
"One Leg Too Few" (1964) involving a one-legged man auditioning for the role of Tarzan.
Beyond the Fringe (1960 - 1966)
„Do you remember what you said to me once? That you could help me only by loving me? Well-you did love me for a moment; and it helped me. It has always helped me.“
— Edith Wharton, livro The House of Mirth
Fonte: The House of Mirth
„"Why don't you ever use your strength on me?" she said.
"Because love means renouncing strength," said Franz softly.“
— Milan Kundera, livro A Insustentável Leveza do Ser
Fonte: The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984), Part Three: Words Misunderstood
„Hands down, the biggest thrill is to get a letter from a kid saying, I loved your book. Will you write me another one?“
— Kate DiCamillo, livro Because of Winn-Dixie
Fonte: Because of Winn-Dixie
„I'll begin not to love you
Turn around, see me runnin'
I'll say I loved you years ago
Tell myself you never loved me, no
And did you say she was pretty?
And did you say that she loves you?
Baby, I don't wanna know.“
— Stevie Nicks American singer and songwriter, member of Fleetwood Mac 1948
The Dance (Fleetwood Mac album) (1997)
— Robert Herrick, livro Hesperides
"Love Me Little, Love Me Long". Compare: "Love me little, love me long", Christopher Marlowe, The Jew of Malta, Act iv; "Me love you long time", 2 Live Crew, "Me So Horny" (sampled from the Stanley Kubrick film, Full Metal Jacket).
„Love your self's self where it lives.
There is no special God to refer to; or if there is,
why did I let you grow
in another place. You did not know my voice
when I came back to call. All the superlatives
of tomorrow's white tree and mistletoe
will not help you know the holidays you had to miss.“
— Anne Sexton poet from the United States 1928 - 1974
"The Double Image"
To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960)