„I have found it! or I have got it!, commonly quoted as Eureka!“
— Arquímedes, What he exclaimed as he ran naked from his bath, realizing that by measuring the displacement of water an object produced, compared to its weight, he could measure its density (and thus determine the proportion of gold that was used in making a king's crown); as quoted by Vitruvius Pollio in De Architectura, ix.215;
— Georgia O'Keeffe American artist 1887 - 1986
„Do I have to say the words?
Do I have to tell the truth?
Do I have to shout it out?
Do I have to say a prayer?
Must I prove to you how good we are together?
Do I have to say the words?“
— Bryan Adams Canadian singer-songwriter 1959
Do I Have to Say the Words?, written by Bryan Adams, Mutt Lange, and Jim Vallance
„Give the world the best you have, and you will get kicked in the teeth. Give the world the best you have got anyway!“
— Matka Tereza Roman Catholic saint of Albanian origin 1910 - 1997
„There’s no way that Michael Jackson or whoever Jackson should have a million thousand droople billion dollars and then there’s people starving. There’s no way! There’s no way that these people should own planes and there people don’t have houses. Apartments. Shacks. Drawers. Pants! I know you’re rich. I know you got 40 billion dollars, but can you just keep it to one house? You only need ONE house. And if you only got two kids, can you just keep it to two rooms? I mean why have 52 rooms and you know there’s somebody with no room?! It just don’t make sense to me. It don’t.“
— Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
„I do not pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.“
— Robert Bosch German industrialist, inventor, engineer 1861 - 1942
„Yesterday I fell in love,
today feels like my funeral,
I just got hit by a bus,
shouldn't have been so beautiful,
dont know why I gave my heart,
gave my trust,
— Chris Brown American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor , and painter 1989
— Marco Polo Venetian explorer and merchant noted for travel to central and eastern Asia 1254 - 1324
On his death-bed, when urged to retract "some of the seemingly incredible statements he made in his book", as quoted in The travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian (J. M. Dent, 1926), p. xxiv. Quote in Italian from Imago mundi seu Chronica (c. 1330) by Jacopo d'Acqui, as reported in the bibliographic note to Marco Polo: Storia del mercante che capì la Cina (2009) by Vito Bianchi.
„It is better to have been, then not to have been, then to have been nothing at all." What truly is logic? Who decides reason? "It is only in the mysterious equations of love that any logic or reason can be found."-JOHN NASH JR.“
— John Nash American mathematician and Nobel Prize laureate 1928 - 2015
— Thor Heyerdahl Norwegian anthropologist and adventurer 1914 - 2002
— George Carlin American stand-up comedian 1937 - 2008
„As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice.
— Adolf Hitler Führer and Reich Chancellor of Germany, Leader of the Nazi Party 1889 - 1945