„Judy: Listen to me very carefully, sir. I don't want you to give me the Dumb Routine. Do you know what I'm talking about? If you're dumb, I'll know you're dumb. If you give me the dumb routine, I know it's a dumb routine.
Defendant: Yes, ma'am.
Judy: I know the difference, Mr. Carey. Do you understand that?
Defendant: [grinning] Yes, ma'am.
Judy: Okay, very good. Now we understand each other, sir. Believe me, by the time this is over you're not gonna be smiling.“
— Judith Sheindlin American lawyer, judge, television personality, and author 1942
„And sure, I know if you eat this way you'll die. So? If you don't eat this way you're still going to die. Why not die happy?“
— Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
— Phil Brooks American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist 1978
— Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie
— Lawrence Durrell British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer 1912 - 1990
Interview in the Sunday Times, 1988
— Yogi Berra American baseball player, manager, coach 1925 - 2015
What Time Is It? You Mean Now?: Advice for Life from the Zennest Master of Them All, Simon and Schuster, 2003, , p. 101.
— Bill Allred
Radio From Hell (January 23, 2007)
„Klaus: Maybe I don't know what "cakesniffer" means, but I think I can translate our new school's motto... If I'm not mistaken, "Memento Mori" means "Remember you will die".“
— Daniel Handler American novelist, children's writer, creator of Lemony Snicket 1970
„I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.“
— Muhammad Ali African American boxer, philanthropist and activist 1942 - 2016
Context: I believe in Allah and in peace. I don't try to move into white neighborhoods. I don't want to marry a white woman. I was baptized when I was twelve, but I didn't know what I was doing. I'm not a Christian anymore. I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be... I'm free to be what I want. Responding to a press conference question as to whether he was a "card-carrying" member of the Black Muslims, as quoted in The New York Times (27 February 1964) http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F4091EF7355D17738DDDAE0A94DA405B848AF1D3; also in Sports Illustrated (9 March 1964).
„Don't you know that I'm not joking?
Aah, you think you won't, I think you will.
Don't you know that this tongue can kill?
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon.
Lady kiss that frog.“
— Peter Gabriel English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian 1950
Kiss That Frog
— Jay Samit American businessman 1961