„"She's like a woman, sir, take care of her and she'll take care of you." "You'll notice he let Mister Sharpe do the ramming, sir."“
„I think sir, since you care for the advice of an old man, sir, you will find it a very good practise, always to verify your references, sir!“
— Martin Joseph Routh Classical scholar and college head 1755 - 1854
Advice given to Dean John William Burgon, (29 November 1847), in response to the question: "Every studious man, in the course of a long and thoughtful life, has had occasion to experience the special value of some one axiom or precept. Would you mind giving me the benefit of such a word of advice?"; quoted in Lives of twelve good men, by John William Burgon, 1888, vol. 1 p. 73.
„"Why do they call them vaulters?" "Vaulters?" "Voltigeur, Sharpe. French for vaulter." "God knows, sir." "Because the jump like fleas, sir, when you shoot at them. But don't worry yourself about that one, sir. He's a good voltigeur, that one. He's dead."“
— Bernard Cornwell British writer 1944
Colonel Claud Runciman, Captain Richard Sharpe, and Sergeant Patrick Harper, p. 331
„A woman like you should be at home. That's where you belong, taking care of somebody nice who don't know how to do you wrong.“
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941
„Hey there, you lady in tears,
Do you think that they care if they're real, woman?
They just take it as part of the deal.“
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
„If you take five white guys and put 'em with five black guys, and let 'em hang around together for about a month, and at the end of the month, you'll notice that the white guys are walking and talking and standing like the black guys do. You'll never see the black guys going, "Oh, golly! We won the big game today, yes sir!" But you'll see guys with red hair named Duffy going, "What's happenin'?"“
— George Carlin American stand-up comedian 1937 - 2008
„Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.“
— Richard Branson English business magnate, investor and philanthropist 1950
„My father had a dark glimmer in his eye as he moved behind her. “Old?” He spoke in a low voice as he began to rub her shoulders again. “Woman, I have a mind to prove you wrong.”
She smiled a wry smile. “Sir, I have a mind to let you.”“
— Patrick Rothfuss American fantasy writer 1973
Chapter 14, “The Name of the Wind” (p. 113)
„Let us take care of our rights, and we therein take care of our property. 'Slavery is ever preceded by sleep.“
— John Dickinson American politician 1732 - 1808
From Letters from a Farmer, in Pennsylvania, to the inhabitants of the British Colonies, Letter XII, Dickinson, Philadelphia
— Alan Sugar British business magnate, media personality, and political advisor 1947
From, The Apprentice, BBC television, 3rd June 2009 ( taken from “If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.” ― D.L. Moodysee http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5083573.D_L_Moody ).
— Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield British statesman and man of letters 1694 - 1773
„And you can cage the songbird,
But you can't make her sing.
And you can trap the free bird,
But you'll have to clip her wings.
`Cause she'll soar like a hawk when she flies,
But she'll dive like an eagle when she dies.“
— Elton John English rock singer-songwriter, composer and pianist 1947
Cage the Songbird, written by Elton John, Bernie Taupin, and Davey Johnstone
„A happy woman is one who has no cares at all; a cheerful woman is one who has cares but doesn't let them get her down.“
— Beverly Sills opera soprano 1929 - 2007
As quoted in The Quotable Woman (1978) by Elaine Partnow, p. 399