„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 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
„“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)
„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. Knoxville News.