— Joschka Fischer German politician 1948
Said to German Bundestag vice president Richard Stücklen after he excluded Jürgen Reents because he described Helmut Kohl as von Flick freigekauft [bought out by Flick) (1984-10-18); from S. Krause-Burger: Joschka Fischer. Der Marsch durch die Illusionen.
— David Levithan, Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
— Ally Carter, Out of Sight, Out of Time
„I don't respect people unless I think they deserve the respect. There are people who think that respect is something that should be given, and I happen to be one of the people who is perfectly happy saying no; respect should be earned. And without being earned, you don't get it. It's really that simple.“
— Linus Torvalds Finnish-American software engineer and hacker 1969
— Brendan Behan Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright 1923 - 1964
Context: I respect kindness in human beings first of all, and kindness to animals. I don't respect the law; I have a total irreverence for anything connected with society except that which makes the roads safer, the beer stronger, the food cheaper and the old men and old women warmer in the winter and happier in the summer. As quoted in The Harper Book of Quotations (1993) edited by Robert I. Fitzhenry, p. 420
— Noam Chomsky american linguist, philosopher and activist 1928
„History repeats itself again, I guess. The rate of innovation is so high in our industry that if you don't innovate at that speed you can be replaced pretty quickly. The user interface on the iPhone, with all due respect for what this invention was all about, is now five years old.“
— Thorsten Heins German Canadian businessman 1957
BlackBerry CEO calls Apple's iPhone user interface outdated http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/03/18/blackberry-ceo-calls-apples-iphone-user-interface-outdated in AppleInsider (18 March 2013).
— Fernando Pessoa Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher 1888 - 1935
Original: Sou todas essa coisas, embora o não queira, no fundo confuso da minha sensibilidade fatal. Ibid., p. 58