„There is nothing more I should do to it now, and therefore I am not likely to be more ready to go than at this moment.“
„These reasonings are unconnected: "I am richer than you, therefore I am better"; "I am more eloquent than you, therefore I am better." The connection is rather this: "I am richer than you, therefore my property is greater than yours;" "I am more eloquent than you, therefore my style is better than yours." But you, after all, are neither property nor style. (44).“
— Epictetus philosopher from Ancient Greece 50 - 138
„I live a very dull life here and know nothing that passes in the town — I never go to any public place; indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.“
— Martha Washington First Lady of the United States 1731 - 1802
Context: I live a very dull life here and know nothing that passes in the town — I never go to any public place; indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else. There are certain bounds set for me which I must not depart from; and as I cannot do as I like, I am obstinate, and stay at home a great deal. Letter to her niece Fanny Basset Washington (October 1789), as quoted in Memorials of Washington and of Mary, his Mother, and Martha, his Wife (1887) edited by James Walter, Robert Cary, p. 267
„As I know more of mankind, I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man, upon easier terms than I was formerly.“
— Samuel Johnson English writer 1709 - 1784
1783, p. 519
„I was at a point where I was ready to say I am what I am because of what I am and if you like me I'm grateful, and if you don't, what am I going to do about it?“
— Anne Bancroft American actress 1931 - 2005
Interview on her role in the Broadway play "Two for the Seesaw". The New York Times (1958).
— Dionysius I of Syracuse Sicilian tyrant -430 - -366 a.C.
Clive Foss, The Tyrants: 2500 Years of Absolute Power and Corruption, London: Quercus Publishing, 2006, , p. 11
„I take the ball, I go wide, I cross, I shoot, but when the moment beckons, I am ready to make the difference.“
— Thierry Henry French association football player 1977
„There is nothing I dislike more in the world than people who care more about ideology than they do about people.“
— Jon Ronson, So You've Been Publicly Shamed
„p>You are more than now;
You are for always.
I can see in you
My dreams come true.
Don't you ever go away.You make me feel like
There's nothing I can't do.
And when I hold you,
I only want to say
I love you.</p“
— Lionel Richie American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actor 1949
— Obert Skye, Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo
— Jacques Lacan French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist 1901 - 1981