— Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
Fonte: Fight Club
„It is your responsibility to find fault with me, it is mine to hear you out. But don't expect me to change.“
— John Irving, livro A Prayer for Owen Meany
Fonte: A Prayer for Owen Meany
„If you hear something late at night,
Some kind of trouble, some kind of fight,
Just don't ask me what it was.“
— Suzanne Vega American singer 1959
Solitude Standing (1987)
„You say you want a revolution,
Well, you know, we all want to change the world…
But when you talk about destruction,
Don't you know that you can count me out.“
— John Lennon English singer and songwriter 1940 - 1980
"Revolution" (Single version)
"Revolution 1" - The Beatles [White Album] version (in this recorded performance of the song, Lennon interjects "in", after saying "count me out").
Variante: You say you want a revolution,
Well, you know, we all want to change the world...
But when you talk about destruction,
Don't you know that you can count me out — in.
„When you constantly hear people talking about going the distance, going the distance, you can't help but wonder about it. I learned a lesson: next time I will fight my fight without that doubt.“
— Larry Holmes American boxer 1949
After the Cooney fight, as quoted in "Sport: Larry Holmes: I Still Have It" by Tom Callahan in TIME (21 June 1982) http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,925485-3,00.html.
„Girl, I don't want to fight,
I'm a little bit wrong,
And you're a little bit right.
I said, girl, you know that it's true,
It's a little bit me,
And it's a little bit you too.“
— Neil Diamond American singer-songwriter 1941
A Little Bit Me, performed by The Monkees (1967)
„When people hear me sing…I want them to be happy, happy, happy. I don't want them thinking about when there's not any money, or when there's fighting at home. My message is always felicidad - happiness.“
— Celia Cruz Cuban singer (1925-2003) 1925 - 2003
On what she hopes for her audience in “CELIA CRUZ: AT THE TOP OF SALSA” https://www.nytimes.com/1985/11/19/arts/celia-cruz-at-the-top-of-salsa.html in New York Times (1985 Nov 19).
— Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money-That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!
„Have mercy on the criminal
Who is running from the law.
Are you blind to the winds of change?
Don't you hear him any more?“
— Elton John English rock singer-songwriter, composer and pianist 1947
Have Mercy on the Criminal
Song lyrics, Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player (1973)
„If you are afraid of changes
Watch from a distance
Whether or not I might do something
If you're going to talk about me behind my back
It is what it is.“
— Ayumi Hamasaki Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress 1978
— Eleanor Farjeon, livro Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard
Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard (1922)
Contexto: I will fight for you, yes, and you will fight for me. And if you have sacrificed joy and courage and beauty and wisdom for my sake, I will give them all to you again; and yet you must also give them to me, for they are things in which without you I am wanting. But together we can make them.
„My men don't surrender. I don't want to hear of any soldier under my command being captured unless he has been hit. Even if you are hit, you can still fight back.“
— George S. Patton United States Army general 1885 - 1945
Speech to the Third Army (1944)
„There's a big difference between the words, ‘naked’ and ‘nekkid.’ ‘Naked’ means you don't have any clothes on. ‘Nekkid’ means you don't have any clothes on - and you're up to something.“
— Lewis Grizzard American journalist 1946 - 1994
Fonte: Lewis Grizzard Naked vs. Nekkid from the Best Of Lewis Grizzard album, September 15, 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=achROqQBP9g,
— David Icke English writer and public speaker 1952
„It's traumatizing for me to come to Washington during a Republican administration because I don't have any Republican clothes.“
— Sharon Stone American actress and fashion model 1958
Washington Post (June 20, 2001)
„Love me, love me, love me, love me, love me, love me, love me, I'll be anybody you want me to be. Use me. Change me. I can be thin with big breasts and big hair. Take me apart. Make me into anything, but just love me.“
— Chuck Palahniuk, livro Invisible Monsters
Fonte: Invisible Monsters
„A guy, a fighter is going to tell you that, ooh, he's not nervous, that he believes in himself 100%. I think he's a liar, or I think he's just not all there. Before [you] fight, you always have some little doubt about yourself, and I think that's what keeps you sharper. So yes, I was confident, but at the same time I was worried. I think that little feeling makes me sharper and makes me stronger.“
— Georges St. Pierre Canadian mixed martial artist 1981
UFC 65 post fight press conference.
„What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.“
— Maya Angelou, livro Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
Fonte: Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now