— John Boyne, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
— Noel Gallagher British musician 1967
„My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges.“
— Helen Keller American author and political activist 1880 - 1968
— Marianne von Werefkin expressionist painter 1860 - 1938
Note in her Journal, c. 1921; as cited in Lettres a un Inconnu, (Notebook III, p. 120) - Aux sources de l'expressionnisme. Presentation par Gabrielle Dufour-Kowalska. Klincksieck, 1999. p. 107 (notebook II, p.10).
„I place this day, my life, my loved ones, my work in the Lord's hands. There is no harm in the Lord's hands, only good. Whatever happens, whatever results, if I am in the Lord's hands it is the Lord's will and it is good.“
— Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking
„I'll tell everyone that the children are my reason for living, when in reality my life is their reason for living.“
— Paulo Coelho Brazilian lyricist and novelist 1947
— Frank Sinatra American singer and film actor 1915 - 1998
In a 1965 interview with Walter Cronkite, as quoted in "Just A Couple Of Legends" CBS News.com (20 May 1998) http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/1998/05/20/entertainment/main9899.shtml
— Joseph Smith, Jr. American religious leader and the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement 1805 - 1844
History of the Church, 6:549 (22 June 1844) Smith's reply when friends accused him of cowardice for intending to leave Illinois to avoid legal prosecution.