„You have to understand, child. Everyone wants someone in their life, someone who cares for them, someone they can care for. Even a queen.“
— Robert Jordan American writer 1948 - 2007
(15 September 1992)
— RJ Intindola (Gandolfo)
„You guys would rather be with someone else who's equal to your status in life. Tiger Woods, or somebody. I comes across as crass, a Neanderthal, a babbling idiot sometimes. I like to show you that person. I like that person. He makes you want to come and listen to me.“
— Mike Tyson American boxer 1966
On the media
„It seems ironic that for most of my career I have been trying to perfect smooth and life-like animation action, but for Talos (which was the longest animation section of the film), it was necessary to create a deliberately stiff and mechanical movement in keeping with a bronze statue that had sprung to life.“
— Ray Harryhausen American animator 1920 - 2013
Fonte: An Animated Life (2003), p. 157
„So, the bottom line is: if you want to live well and die well, you first have to find out what is really important to you and stick to it. With that, you can get out there and get yourself a life, a real one.“
— Gian Domenico Borasio physician, specialist of palliative medicine 1962
"It's not about dying", TEDxCHUV address (13 November 2014) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5WYNf1td-4
„I understood that if ever one wanted to live with someone you cooked for them and they came running. But then it is my idea of hell these days, living with someone. The idea of sharing your life with someone is just utterly ghastly. I know why people do it, but it's never a good idea.“
— Nigel Slater English food writer, journalist and broadcaster 1958
The Real Cook - Writers and critics - Celebrities and articles - Food - Waitrose.com http://www.waitrose.com/food_drink/wfi/foodpeople/writersandcritics/9810064.asp
„I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance.“
— Bell Hooks American author, feminist, and social activist 1952
„They had, finally, the only thing anyone really wants in life: someone to hold your hand when you die.“
— Lorrie Moore American writer 1957
„When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. Then find someone who's life is givin' them vodka and have a party!“
— Ron White American comedian 1956
They Call Me Tater Salad
Variante: I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade. And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.
Fonte: I Had the Right to Remain Silent...But I Didn't Have the Ability
„MAKE LIFE SIMPLER
Missing someone? Call them.
Want to understand? Ask questions.
Want to be heard? Speak clearly.
Object to something? Say so.
Like something? Say so.
Want something? Ask.
Feel hurt? Tell them.
Feel happy? Share it.
Love someone? Tell them.
When you need to communicate, don't rely on telepathy.“
„Home wasn't a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever you may go.“
— Sarah Dessen, livro What Happened to Goodbye
What Happened To Goodbye (2011)
Fonte: What Happened to Goodbye
„For all that somebody gets dumped every nanosecond in the world, you don’t want to be lumped in with everybody else – you want it to be expressed as poignantly and vividly as you feel it yourself…A cliche is only a cliche if it’s happening in someone else’s life.“
— Joanna Trollope British writer 1943
On how people react to her characters in “Joanna Trollope on families, fiction and feminism: ‘Society still expects women to do all the caring’” https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/mar/02/joanna-trollope-on-families-fiction-and-feminism-society-still-expects-women-to-do-all-the-caring in The Guardian (2020 Mar 2)
„I want to see us build a country that is at ease with itself, a country that is confident and a country that is able and willing to build a better quality of life for all its citizens.“
— John Major Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1943
Statement in Downing Street on being invited to form a new government, 28 November 1990.
David Butler and Gareth Butler, "Twentieth Century British Political Facts", p. 296