— Bette Midler American singer-songwriter, actress, comedian and film producer 1945
From her album 'Mud will be Flung Tonight'
„Do you know what le vice Anglais – the English vice – really is? Not flagellation, not pederasty – whatever the French believe it to be. It's our refusal to admit to our emotions. We think they demean us, I suppose.“
— Terence Rattigan, In Praise of Love
In Praise of Love, Act II. (1973).
„When uncle Eddie does his impression of 'Like a Virgin' it's like Madonna is coming out of his body!'
Christ what an image.“
— Louise Rennison, livro Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
Fonte: Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
„I'd like to stand up for the rights of people who put everything on their burger -- chutney, mustard, pickle, mustard pickle, tomato sauce… It is common knowledge in my family that I can't tell the difference between a veggie burger and a meat one, because the ratio of burger to pickles is so high. [either misquoted or mis-thought, since not to be able to tell would mean the burger:pickles ratio is so low]“
— Terry Pratchett English author 1948 - 2015
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
Heath's book of Beauty, 1833 (1832)
— Frances Hodgson Burnett, O Jardim Secreto
Fonte: The Secret Garden
— Jacques-Louis Ménétra glazier, tradesman 1738 - 1812
quoted in David Andress. The French Revolution and the People, 2006, p. 255-
— Tom Robbins American writer 1932
„Sarkozy was elected last year by insisting on immigrants speaking French and insisting that they integrate into the French culture…Obama’s call for Americans to learn Spanish to accommodate the onslaught of Mexican immigrants makes the French government sound like Rush Limbaugh.“
— Rachel Marsden journalist 1974
Contrasting Barack Obama with French President Nicolas Sarkozy
Barack Obama Has Little In Common With Europe http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=27669
— Larry Niven American writer 1938
Rammer (p. 4)
Short fiction, A Hole in Space (1974)
„This cricket is like a burger, you can have it once a week but for a whole meal, you need to return to Test cricket. More than once a week, and it will give you a tummy ache.“
— Navjot Singh Sidhu Indian cricketer and politician 1963
On Twenty20 cricket, in "Twenty20 game is 'underwear' cricket: Sidhu" in Daily News and Analysis (17 July 2006).
— Dave Eggers, livro A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Fonte: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
„…the German's defense was stretched out like a spandex at Miami Beach…once again the pure genius of Raúl to anticipate the throw-in…the throw-in is perfection…sublime…and the finish is the personification of grace under pressure…“
— Ray Hudson English footballer 1955
[Mandis, Steven G., The Real Madrid Way: How Values Created the Most Successful Sports Team on the Planet, 2016, BenBella Books, https://books.google.fi/books/about/The_Real_Madrid_Way.html?id=IEbQDAAAQBAJ&redir_esc=y, 978-1-942952-54-1]
After Madrid's Raúl had timed his run and sent the ball left-footed past Bayer Leverkusen's Hans-Jörg Butt.
2002 UEFA Champions League Final
„However long we live here, however much I feel at home in Miami, I -- like everyone else -- am an exile, an exile who cannot go home.“
— Gloria Estefan Cuban-American singer-songwriter, actress and divorciada 1957
cubanet.org (May 15, 2000)
„Some folks like to get away
Take a holiday from the neighborhood.
Hop a flight to Miami Beach
Or to Hollywood
But I'm talking a Greyhound
On the Hudson River Line.
I'm in a New York state of mind.“
— Billy Joel American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949
New York State of Mind.
Song lyrics, Turnstiles (1976)
„Almost all new French art [ French Impressionism ] has for me a flat, empty character without any distance and depth in colors. The paintings look like white sheets of paper with colors on it.“
— Jacob Maris Dutch painter 1837 - 1899
Bijna alle nieuwe Fransche kunst [Impressionisme] heeft voor mij een plat, leeg karakter zonder afstand en diepte in kleur. De schilderijen lijken witte velletjes papier met kleurtjes erop.
Quote of Jacob Maris, in: 'Veerpont - Jacob Maris', Frank van der Velden https://www.rembrandtcirkel.nl/ul/cms/attachment/file/document/6/0/7/607/607/1/veerpont.pdf; Vereniging Rembrandt, Spring 2005, p. 24
he lived for several years in Paris, till 1871
„There has never been superadded to these vices of mine the withering, embalming vice of consistency.“
— Henry Fountain Ashurst United States Senator from Arizona 1874 - 1962
"Arizona's Pioneer Senator". New York Times (June 1, 1962)
„I am accused of having told thirty million French people, proletarians like me, that they had the right to live.“
— Louis Auguste Blanqui French socialist and political activist 1805 - 1881
"Auguste Blanqui’s Defence Speech at the ‘Trial of the Fifteen’" (12 January 1832)
„A French politician without a mistress is like a sheriff without a gun—people think he has no firepower.“
— Stephen Clarke, livro A Year in the Merde
On French Politician
A Year in the Merde (2005)