„What's going on outside? It was really nice - all the fans out there with big signs.“
— Pamela Anderson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, January 8, 2008, referring to the writers strike picket line outside the studio.
„I really like you, Midori. A lot.”
“How much is a lot?”
“Like a spring bear,” I said.
“A spring bear?” Midori looked up again. “What’s that all about? A spring bear.”
“You’re walking through a field all by yourself one day in spring, and this sweet little bear cub with velvet fur and shiny little eyes comes walking along. And he says to you, “Hi, there, little lady. Want to tumble with me?’ So you and the bear cub spend the whole day in each other’s arms, tumbling down this clover-covered hill. Nice, huh?”
“Yeah. Really nice.”
“That’s how much I like you.“
— Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood
„One thing that struck me early is that you don’t put into a photograph what’s going to come out. Or, vice versa, what comes out is not what you put in.“
— Diane Arbus American photographer and author 1923 - 1971
„What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what’s going on.“
— Jacques-Yves Cousteau French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher 1910 - 1997
Christian Science Monitor (21 July 1971)
„What I like doing best is Nothing."
"How do you do Nothing," asked Pooh after he had wondered for a long time.
"Well, it's when people call out at you just as you're going off to do it, 'What are you going to do, Christopher Robin?' and you say, 'Oh, Nothing,' and then you go and do it.
It means just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering."
"Oh!" said Pooh.“
— A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
„Out there, in the world, all the walls were covered with graffiti: 'Yids, go back to Palestine,' so we came back to Palestine, and now the worldatlarge [sic] shouts at us: 'Yids, get out of Palestine.“
— Amos Oz Israeli writer, novelist, journalist and intellectual 1939
A Tale of Love and Darkness (2003). Quoted on U.S. radio program " Fresh Air http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4195061" (December 1, 2004).
— Georgia O'Keeffe American artist 1887 - 1986
„No matter what they wish for, no matter how far they go, people can never be anything but themselves. That's all.“
— Haruki Murakami, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman: 24 Stories
„The love of our neighbor in all its fullness simply means being able to say, "What are you going through?“
— Simone Weil French philosopher, Christian mystic, and social activist 1909 - 1943