„I have found it! or I have got it!, commonly quoted as Eureka!“
„We have got to eliminate the gringo, and what I mean by that is if the worst comes to the worst, we have got to kill him.“
— José Ángel Gutiérrez American academic 1944
quoted in "Racial Tactics Backfire", an article on page 12 of Texas Monthly Vol. 4 No. 7, July 1976 https://books.google.ca/books?id=zCwEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA12. According to Brian B. Behnken on page 184 of the 2011 book Fighting Their Own Battles: Mexican Americans, African Americans, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Texas https://books.google.ca/books?id=SYoy9QhqvloC&pg=PA184 this was said at a MAYO rally in 1969.
— Terence Roman comic playwright -185 - -159 a.C.
Act III, scene 2, line 21 (506).
— Ben Folds American musician 1966
"Brick", Whatever and Ever Amen (1997).
— Du Wenxiu Chinese rebel leader 1823 - 1872
— Madonna American singer, songwriter, and actress 1958
(VH1 Behind The Music).
— Jeanne Calment French supercentenarian who had the longest confirmed human life span in history 1875 - 1997
Attributed in: Charlotte A. Spencer. Genes, Aging and Immortality. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005. p. 6
— Tom Petty American musician 1950
You Got Lucky, written with Mike Campbell
„To quote the only line of Gertrude Stein’s which I have ever been able to understand, “It is wonderful how I am not interested.”“
— Dorothy Parker American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist 1893 - 1967
„In having all things, and not Thee, what have I?
Not having Thee, what have my labors got?
Let me enjoy but Thee, what farther crave I?
And having Thee alone, what have I not?“
— Francis Quarles English poet 1592 - 1644
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 609.
„I had to shake the spot cause the game got crowded
I'm devoted and quote it, I'm rowdy and bout it
A No Limit Soldier, and happy to shout it.“
— Snoop Dogg American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor 1971
"Get Bout It & Rowdy", Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told (1998).
„I got sick and tired of all that Purity! Wanted to tell stories.. [Guston's quote in 1967, referring to his swift from Abstract expressionism to figurative painting]“
— Phillip Guston American artist 1913 - 1980
Abstract Expressionism, David Anfam, Thames and Hudson Ltd London, 1990, p. 207
„In the course of my life I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.“
— Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
Quoted by Lord Normanbrook in Action This Day: Working With Churchill. Memoirs by Lord Norman Brook (And Others) http://books.google.com/books?id=qxchAAAAMAAJ&q=%22in+the+course+of+my+life+I+have+often+had+to+eat+my+words+and+I+must+confess+that+I+have+always+found+it+a+wholesome+diet%22&pg=PA28#v=onepage (1968) Often misquoted as: Eating my words has never given me indigestion. http://books.google.com/books?id=vbsU21fEhLAC&q=%22Eating+my+words+has+never+given+me+indigestion%22&pg=PA486#v=onepage.
„I would never have drawn my sword in the cause of America, if I could have conceived that thereby I was founding a land of slavery.“
— Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette French general and politician 1757 - 1834
As quoted in a letter by Thomas Clarkson (3 October 1845), published in The Liberty Bell (1846), p. 64