— Marcus Tullius Cicero Roman philosopher and statesman -106 - -43 a.C.
— Suzanne Collins, livro Mockingjay
„I am not Deep Throat, and the only thing I can say is that I wouldn't be ashamed to be, because I think whoever [it was] helped the country, no question about it.“
— W. Mark Felt Whistleblower who exposed the Watergate scandal 1913 - 2008
The New York Times (29 August 1976)
„Anybody who French bashes just might as well wear a badge that says 'I am a follower! I don't think for myself and I have no idea what I'm talking about.“
— Janeane Garofalo comedian, actress, political activist, writer 1964
That would be a French basher."
Majority Report, June 3, 2005 broadcast
„Now while I think as badly of slavery as Horace Greeley did I am not ashamed that my family were slaveholders. It was our inheritance.“
— John S. Mosby Confederate Army officer 1833 - 1916
Neither am I ashamed that my ancestors were pirates and cattle thieves. People must be judged by the standard of their own age. If it was right to own slaves as property it was right to fight for it.
Letter to Samuel "Sam" Chapman (June 1907)
— Antonio Porchia Italian Argentinian poet 1885 - 1968
Porque saben el nombre de lo que busco ¡creen que saben lo que busco!
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
Tweet published by @realdonaldtrump https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/881273362454118400 (1 July 2017)
2010s, 2017, July
— Katherine Mansfield New Zealand author 1888 - 1923
„The word I think of is precarious. I am struck by how precarious it all is. How the things that hold us are only as strong as the faith we have in them.“
— David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
Fonte: The Realm of Possibility
— James Frey, livro A Million Little Pieces
Fonte: A Million Little Pieces
— Jim Harrison American novelist, poet, essayist 1937 - 2016
„How could I exist in the same world with that brightness?
Two years later she smiled at me. She
Named my name. I thought I would wake up dead.“
— Robert Penn Warren American poet, novelist, and literary critic 1905 - 1989
„What the society thinks is of no interest to me. All that's important is how I see myself. I know who who I am. I know the value of my work.“
— Robin S. Sharma Canadian self help writer 1965
Fonte: The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in
„A Korean reporter once asked me, "Do you think your Korean parents are ashamed because you talk about what you talk about on stage?" I said, "I don't think they're ashamed because they're Korean. I think any parents would be ashamed."“
— Margaret Cho American stand-up comedian 1968
From Her Tours and CDs, I'm The One That I Want Tour
„I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.“
— Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963
— Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881
Remark to Lord Aberdare on being welcomed to the House of Lords (1876), cited by Stanley Weintraub, Disraeli: A Biography (1993), p. 563.
„My Name is Katniss Everdeen. I am seventeen years old. My home is District 12. I was in The Hunger Games. I escaped. The Capitol hates me. Peeta was taken prisoner. He is thought to be dead. Most likely he is dead. It is probably best if he is dead…“
— Suzanne Collins American television writer and novelist 1962
Katniss (pp. 8)
The Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay (2010)
— S. S. Rajamouli Indian film director 1973
Exclusive: 'I don’t think my lifestyle will change,' Rajamouli on life post Baahubali http://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/tollywood/020517/ss-rajamouli-is-still-very-modest.html (2 May 2017), Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
„I am proud that I defy your categories. I am proud that I don't fit easily into any box. I am proud of all the things I am and all the things i can be. Question yourself every time you think you only see one thing in me.“
— David Levithan, livro Wide Awake
Fonte: Wide Awake