„No," his father replied, "you ran for you. I just hope you're running toward something, not away from something.“
— Nicholas Sparks American writer and novelist 1965
2000s, Nights in Rodanthe (2002), Paul Flanner's father, Chapter 3, p. 24
„I'm comfortable apart, it's all written on my chartAnd I take what's given me, most cooperativelyI do what people say and lie in bed all dayAbsolutely horrified, I hope you're satisfied<BR“
— Elliott Smith American singer-songwriter 1969 - 2003
Lyrics, From a Basement on the Hill (posthumous, 2004), Memory Lane.
„Let's not be coy: you were hoping that I would satisfy all the desires you're too shy to name, or at least show you a good time. Now you hesitate, still holding on to me, but tempted to let me go.“
— Michel Faber novelist 1960
The Crimson Petal and the White (2002), Ch. 1
— Ronald Reagan American politician, 40th president of the United States (in office from 1981 to 1989) 1911 - 2004
1980s, First term of office (1981–1985), Speaking to surgeons as he entered the operating room following a 1981 assassination attempt. http://www.rd.com/content/openContent.do?contentId=26804&pageIndex=1 To which Dr. Joseph Giordano replied, "We're all Republicans today." An alternative version has Reagan saying "Please tell me you're Republicans." (30 March 1981)
„Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.“
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
2010s, 2016, July, Press conference, reported in Ashley Parker and David E. Sanger, " Donald Trump Calls on Russia to Find Hillary Clinton's Missing Emails http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/28/us/politics/donald-trump-russia-clinton-emails.html?, The New York Times (July 27, 2016).
„Crying, waiting, hoping, that you'll come back.
I just can't seem to get you off my mind.
Crying, waiting, hoping, that you'll come back.
You're the one I love and I think about you all the time.“
— Buddy Holly American singer-songwriter 1936 - 1959
Song lyrics, Singles, Crying (1959)