„If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words“
— Dolly Parton American singer-songwriter and actress 1946
„My country, right or wrong' is a thing that no patriot would think of saying, except in a desperate case. It is like saying, 'My mother, drunk or sober'.“
— G. K. Chesterton English mystery novelist and Christian apologist 1874 - 1936
"A Defence of Patriotism"
„My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.“
— Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
„"I write the lyrics first, then the music," he says. "I don't want to try to be someone I'm not, because people easily see through that. So I only write about my own experiences, things I know and enjoy. Like my pets. I can't write about lovey or coupley things."“
— Joseph McManners British singer, actor 1992
„Tonight, I also want to say that I'm also thinking about my mother and father. I know my mother would be completely over the moon about this. I think my dad would too. I'm sorry he couldn't see this. This really was his life’s work but I can say this: I know how proud he'd be of the province we all love.“
— Rachel Notley 17th Premier of Alberta 1964
Rachel Notley during her 2015 victory speech. "Notley's Way: How the Alberta premier became determined." http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/alberta/the-alberta-ndps-rachel-notley-she-is-a-child-of-the-party/article24338069/ May 8, 2015.
— Thomas Hughes English lawyer, author and cricketer 1822 - 1896
„During these travels he's starting to train me in a most interesting way. We'd be sitting somewhere and I'd say,
"Did I ever tell you about the time that Tim and I..."
And he'd say, "Don't think about the past. Just be here now."
And I'd say, "How long do you think we're going to be on this trip?"
And he'd say, "Don't think about the future. Just be here now."
I'd say, "You know, I really feel crumby, my hips are hurting..."
"Emotions are like waves. Watch them disappear in the distance on the vast calm ocean."“
— Ram Dass American contemporary spiritual teacher and the author of the 1971 book Be Here Now 1931
„I said "boy, I'd love to get a tour of this house cause it's so beautiful". So she hooks my arm, and she walks by. And then the grooms mother, trying to help me out says "Can I help you ladies with anything?" And then Brooke's Mom; and this is why I love her, without missing a beat, says to the groom's mother - "Shut up, you fucking cunt"!! It was a fucking dream come true!“
— Kathy Griffin American actress and comedian 1960