— Lynn Margulis, Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution
„This week, NBC told us five years in advance that Conan O'Brien will take over for Jay Leno, but the network still hasn't said who'll take over for Jimmy Fallon this weekend.“
— Jimmy Fallon, Now ironic quote from Entertainment Weekly from October 1, 2004 about a replacement Weekend Update anchor Susman, Gary (2004-10-01), "Riggle Room" http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,703947,00.html. EW.com (accessed 2009-02-05)
„I've missed over 9,000 shots in my career.
I've lost almost 300 games.
26 times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life.
And that is why I succeed.“
— Michael Jordan American retired professional basketball player and businessman 1963
As quoted in Nike Culture : The Sign of the Swoosh (1998), by Robert Goldman and Stephen Papson, p. 49
— Dave Pelzer, A Child Called "It"
„People all over the world
Are the same everywhere I go,
I give in to this, I give in to that,
Every day it bothers me so,
Am I in a bad situation?
People taking me to the extreme,
Am I being used? I just need a clue,
I don't know which way to go.“
— Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
Things I Do For You (credited to "The Jacksons")
„If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.“
— Charles Darwin, The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809–82
„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.