„My mother told me I said to her, at age three, 'I'm going to go to Italy and get my father in a tractor.' 'You've never seen quite so fierce a little boy as you were,' she told me. She tried to explain that I couldn't get my father in a tractor. Apparently I looked at her and narrowed my eyes and said 'In that case, I'm going in a double-decker bus,' and stomped off. Which is kind of funny, but it's very sad, as well.“
— Roger Waters English songwriter, bassist, and lyricist of Pink Floyd 1943
In an interview in Rolling Stones Magazine, September 30, 2010, talking about his father who was killed in WWII.
„My wife told me the car wasn't running well. There was water in the carburetor. I asked where the car was, and she told me it was in the lake.“
— Henny Youngman American comedian 1906 - 1998
"The Haunted Smile: The Story of Jewish Comedians in America" (2001)
„When my wife told me that she was anal, I thought, "Great." Turns out, there are two different kinds of "anal"… And she's the wrong one.“
— Ron White American comedian 1956
„She told me to try not to go to college with a boyfriend. She said she didn"t want me to be the girl crying on the phone with her boyfriend and saying no to things instead of yes“
— Jenny Han, livro To All the Boys I've Loved Before
Fonte: To All the Boys I've Loved Before
„I love my mom. And this time, I told her I loved her. And she told me she loved me, too. And things were okay for a little while.“
— Stephen Chbosky, livro The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Fonte: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
— Sarah Dessen, livro Dreamland
„“Don’t worry,” he told her.
“Me?” she said. “I never worry. It’s all going to end badly whether I worry or not.”“
— Clive Barker author, film director and visual artist 1952
Part Thirteen “Magic Night”, Chapter ii “Shelter from the Storm”, Section 2 (p. 553)
(1987), BOOK THREE: OUT OF THE EMPTY QUARTER
„My wife stood up in the stirrups, grabbed my bottom lip and said "I want morphine!" I said "But, dear —" [vigorously breathing]. She said "You shut up! YOU did this to me!" And on the next contraction she told everybody in the delivery room that my parents were never married.“
— Bill Cosby American actor, comedian, author, producer, musician, activist 1937
— Susanna Kaysen, livro Girl, Interrupted
Fonte: Girl, Interrupted
„One day, I came in and she was on the telephone. She was quite pale. She told me that I wouldn't believe what was going on. She was being watched. She said she would not be able to invite me for tea again. She was a nice Jewish lady.“
— Frank Buckles United States Army soldier and centenarian 1901 - 2011
On his travels to Nazi Germany in the 1930's.
„Keep practicing," he told her.
"Until I get it right?" she said. But he corrected her.
"No. Until you don't get it wrong.“
— John Flanagan, The Royal Ranger
Fonte: The Royal Ranger
„Erlking,” I told her. “Big-time bad guy. Wants to eat me.”
“Why?” she asked.
“Well. I met him,” I said.“
— Jim Butcher, Proven Guilty
Fonte: Proven Guilty
„In the third grade a nun stuffed me in a garbage can under her desk because she said that’s where I belonged.“
— Bruce Springsteen American singer and songwriter 1949
— Rodney Dangerfield American actor and comedian 1921 - 2004