„On Bill Clinton: "If left to my own devices, I'd spend all my time pointing out that he's weaker than bus-station chili. But the man is so constantly subjected to such hideous and unfair abuse that I wind up standing up for him on the general principle that some fairness should be applied. Besides, no one but a fool or a Republican ever took him for a liberal."“
— Molly Ivins, Introduction to You Got to Dance With Them What Brung You. Salon.com, The quotable Ivins http://archive.salon.com/people/feature/2000/12/12/ivins_quotes/index.html, Dec. 12, 2000. Retrieved February 1, 2007.
„I left my fingerprints somewhere - that's good enough. I am my own person - that's good enough. I stand my ground - that's good enough.“
— Morrissey English singer 1959
From the TV documentary The Importance of Being Morrissey (2003)
— Zayn Malik British singer 1993
„When Alexander the Great addressed him with greetings, and asked if he wanted anything, Diogenes replied "Yes, stand a little out of my sunshine."“
— Diogenes of Sinope ancient Greek philosopher, one of the founders of the Cynic philosophy -404 - -322 a.C.
From Plutarch, Alexander, 14. Cf. Diogenes Laërtius, vi. 38, Cicero, Tusculan Disputations, v. 32
— Ernesto Che Guevara Argentine Marxist revolutionary 1928 - 1967
— Tariq Ramadan Swiss muslim scholar 1962
„I'm immune to all viruses
I get the cocaine it cleans out my sinuses
Kill all the government microchips in my body
I'm the paranoid nigga at your party
I kill all my enemies at birth!
Shut the fuck up!
Bitch and let my slide my hands up your skirt“
— Ol' Dirty Bastard American rapper 1968 - 2004
„Yeah, I think James Brown is a genius you know, when he's with the Famous Flames, unbelievable. I used to watch him on television and I used to get angry at the cameraman because whenever he would really start to dance they would be on a close-up so I couldn't see his feet. I'd shout "show him show him," so I could watch and learn.“
— Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
On watching James Brown as a young child.
„Racing, competing, is in my blood. It's part of me, it's part of my life; I've been doing it all my life. And it stands up before anything else.“
— Ayrton Senna Brazilian racing driver 1960 - 1994
Interview at the 1989 Australian Grand Prix, November 1989 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6brLntJE8s
— Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
„I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.“
— Bill Gates American business magnate and philanthropist 1955
— H.P. Lovecraft American author 1890 - 1937
"Herbert West: Re-Animator" in "Home Brew" Vol. 1, No. 1 (February 1922)<!-- pp. 19-25. -->
„Then I rose, wiping the blunts ash from my clothes
then froze only to blow the herb smoke through my nose
and told my little man that i'm a go cyprose
there's some jewels in the skull that he can sell if he chose
words of wisdom from nas try to rise up above“
— Nas American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur 1973