— Robert Sheckley American writer 1928 - 2005
Chapter 4 (p. 34)
„It's a long way to Tipperary,
It's a long way to go.
It's a long way to Tipperary,
To the sweetest girl I know!
Farewell Leicester Square!
It's a long long way to Tipperary,
But my heart's right there.“
— Jack Judge British song-writer and music-hall entertainer 1878 - 1938
Song It's a Long Way to Tipperary
„When I lost my way, and
When the road was too long,
I was muttering to myself.
Life is just that way...“
— Ayumi Hamasaki Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress 1978
— Theodore Roethke American poet 1908 - 1963
„[P]ain is a marvelous purifier... It is not necessary to beat the child into submission; a little bit of pain goes a long way for a young child. However, the spanking should be of sufficient magnitude to cause the child to cry genuinely.“
— James Dobson Evangelical Christian psychologist, author, and radio broadcaster. 1936
From Dare to Discipline, pages 6 and 7
„As for myself, I am splintered by great waves. I am coloured glass from a church window long since shattered. I find pieces of myself everywhere, and I cut myself handling them.“
— Jeanette Winterson, Lighthousekeeping
Context: You say we are not one, you say truly there are two of us. Yes, there were two of us, but we were one. As for myself, I am splintered by great waves. I am coloured glass from a church window long since shattered. I find pieces of myself everywhere, and I cut myself handling them.
„I left mad behind a long time ago. The world it is the way it is. I can only fix my little piece of it“
— Holly Black, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
— Rachel Caine American writer 1962
— Norah Jones American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist 1979
"The Long Way Home", Feels Like Home (2004) [Misattributed: lyrics by Tom Waits]
„I got my finger on the trigger
But I don't know who to trust.
When I look into your eyes
There's just devils and dust.
We're a long, long way from home, Bobbie.
Home's a long, long way from us.
I feel a dirty wind blowing
Devils and dust.“
— Bruce Springsteen American singer and songwriter 1949
"Devils & Dust"
„If you could figure out how to live with family then you'd gone a long way toward finding your peace.“
— Ben Fountain, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
— A.A. Milne, The World of Winnie-the-Pooh
„It's not a comfortable thing, to be chosen so. I tried to avoid it for a long time, but God finds ways of dealing with draft dodgers.“
— Lois McMaster Bujold Science Fiction and fantasy author from the USA 1949