— Robert Jordan, livro The Eye of the World
(15 January 1990), Thom Merrilin
„I resumed my seat, again exclaiming, "The boy is a fool, I say; 3³ can have no meaning in Geometry." At once there came a distinctly audible reply, "The boy is not a fool; and 3³ has an obvious Geometrical meaning."“
— Robert Jordan, livro The Eye of the World
— Christopher Marlowe English dramatist, poet and translator 1564 - 1593
Disputed, Remark attributed to Marlowe from the testimony of Richard Baines, a government informer, in 1593.
„There's an old saying in Tennessee - I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee - that says, fool me once, shame on - shame on you. Fool me - you can't get fooled again.“
— George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
2000s, 2002, Speech in http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2002/09/20020917-7.html Nashville, Tennessee, (September 17, 2002), in which the president confused a centuries-old proverb ("Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.")
„… as you are not to be a boy all your life- and I trust would not be reckoned a fool- use your every endeavour to be a good man“
— Ignatius Sancho British composer, writer and grocer 1729 - 1780
(from vol 2, letter 13: 29 Nov 1778, to Mr S___ in Madras).
„All the big sportswriters seemed to enjoy writing about me as an ignorant cotton-mill boy with nothing but lint where my brains ought to be. That was all right with me. I was able to fool a lot of pitchers and managers and club owners I wouldn't have been able to fool if they'd thought I was smarter.“
— Joe Jackson American baseball player 1887 - 1951
This is the Truth! (1949)
— William Blake English Romantic poet and artist 1757 - 1827
„Love is for fools. It is a surging of blood in the loins … there is no mystery, and no magic. Find someone else, my boy.“
— David Gemmell, livro Quest for Lost Heroes
Drenai series, Quest for Lost Heroes, Ch. 2
„The Scoutmaster guides the boy in the spirit of an older brother…. He has simply to be a boy-man, that is: (1) He must have the boy spirit in him: and must be able to place himself in the right plane with his boys as a first step. (2) He must realise the needs, outlooks and desires of the different ages of boy life. (3) He must deal with the individual boy rather than with the mass. (4) He then needs to promote a corporate spirit among his individuals to gain the best results.“
— Robert Baden-Powell, livro Aids to Scoutmastership
Aids to Scoutmastership (1920)
„No one has the right to make a boy learn Latin, because learning is a matter for individual choice; but if in a Latin class, a boy fools all the time, the class should throw him out, because he interferes with the freedom of others.“
— A.S. Neill, livro Summerhill
Summerhill (1960), p. 356
— Patrick Rothfuss, livro O Nome do Vento
The Name of the Wind (2007), Chapter 62, “Leaves” (p. 465)
— Julie Anne Peters, By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead
„Did Stanton say I was a damned fool? Then I dare say I must be one, for Stanton is generally right and he always says what he means.“
— Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States 1809 - 1865
1860s, As quoted in Lincoln; An Account of his Personal Life, Especially of its Springs of Action as Revealed and Deepened by the Ordeal of War (1922) by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson.
— Melania Trump Slovenian model, wife of Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States 1970
Interview with Anderson Cooper http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/17/politics/melania-trump-interview/ (October 17, 2016)
„If you see my darling
Out there in the crowd,
Say I still remember
Promises we vowed.
Yesterday was dreaming,
But my dream came tumbling down.
Call the boys and tell them,
Say I won't be there.“
— Tom Springfield English musician, songwriter and record producer 1934
Song Say I Won't Be There.
„I was born in Lucknow 1938, 4 February. It was Friday. A hot day as it usually happens in spring…in that home where I was born there were only girls. I was the only boy. So our neighbours came saw that that there were all girls and just one boy… like Krishna and gopis they used to say. So my name became Brijmohan Misra. Brij is the name of the city where Krishna was born and ‘Mohan ‘means attraction. Brijmohan is a way of saying Krishna, the god of love and dance.“
— Birju Maharaj Indian dancer 1938
In [Reena Shah, Movement in Stills: The Dance and Life of Kumudini Lakhia, http://books.google.com/books?id=sSKU2DROHMgC&pg=PA117, January 2006, Mapin Publishing Pvt Ltd, 978-81-88204-42-7, 117–]
— Aaron Weiss
A→B Life (2002), Nice and Blue.