— Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Lutheran pastor, theologian, dissident anti-Nazi 1906 - 1945
„People get ready there's a train comin';
You don't need no baggage, just get on board.
All you need is faith to hear the diesels hummin';
You don't need no ticket, just thank the lord.“
— Curtis Mayfield American singer, songwriter, and record producer 1942 - 1999
People Get Ready, performed by The Impressions, from People Get Ready (1965).
„While the nerds were being trained to get the right answers, the popular kids were being trained to please.“
— Paul Graham English programmer, venture capitalist, and essayist 1964
„Education and training for all children to be equal in opportunity in all schools, colleges, universities, and other institutions of training in the professions and vocations in life; to be regulated on the capacity of children to learn, and not on the ability of parents to pay the costs. Training for life's work to be as much universal and thorough for all walks of life as has been the training in the arts of killing.“
— Huey Long American politician, Governor of Louisiana, and United States Senator 1893 - 1935
Number 7 in the sum and substance of the Share our Wealth program (1935); quoted in Hugh Davis Graham, Huey Long (1970), p. 74.
„In 1995, when I was backpacking through Europe solo, I would head to the train station, look up at the big board, and decide right there and then where I would go that day.“
— Joseph Pisani American artist and photographer 1971
Television Interview, Aeschbacher April 4, 2008, Swiss Television SF1
„You can look out of your life like a train & see what you're heading for, but you can't stop the train.“
— Philip Larkin English poet, novelist, jazz critic and librarian 1922 - 1985
Letter to Monica Jones, 22 October 1967
— Ihara Saikaku Japanese writer 1642 - 1693
Book I, ch. 3.
— Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith