— Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961
— P.C. Cast, Divine By Mistake
— Charles Darwin British naturalist, author of "On the origin of species, by means of natural selection" 1809 - 1882
— Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle
— Robert Baden-Powell lieutenant-general in the British Army, writer, founder and Chief Scout of the Scout Movement 1857 - 1941
„We’re confident people will take to us, because although the camp image has already been established by people like Bowie and Bolan we are taking it to another level.“
— Freddie Mercury British singer, songwriter and record producer 1946 - 1991
Context: We’re confident people will take to us, because although the camp image has already been established by people like Bowie and Bolan we are taking it to another level. The concept of Queen is to be regal and majestic. Glamour is part of us and we want to be dandy. We want to shock and be outrageous instantly. On Queen, in "Standing Up For Queen" (28 July 1973) http://www.queenarchives.com/index.php?title=Group_-_07-28-1973_-_Melody_Maker.
„We artists are indestructible; even in a prison, or in a concentration camp, I would be almighty in my own world of art, even if I had to paint my pictures with my wet tongue on the dusty floor of my cell.“
— Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973
— Andrzej Majewski Polish writer and photographer 1966
„Long ago, many of the small hells that took place in the camps right next to my house showed the joy of living, and tirelessly despite everything“
— Osamu Tezuka Japanese cartoonist and animator 1928 - 1989
From Save the Planet of glass ; quoted in AA.VV., Osamu Tezuka: A Manga Biography , vol. 1, translated by Marta Fogato, Coconino Press, Bologna, 2000, p. 106.