— Haruki Murakami, The Elephant Vanishes
„When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring.“
— Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
— George Rogers Clark American general 1752 - 1818
Clark to the Virginia Council, Autumn 1775, requesting aid for Kentucky.
— Robert Baden-Powell lieutenant-general in the British Army, writer, founder and Chief Scout of the Scout Movement 1857 - 1941
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
— Chetan Bhagat Indian author, born 1974 1974
— Jim Butcher, Summer Knight
— Sherrilyn Kenyon, Dark Side of the Moon
„You're forever falling for men on their last nights on furlough. That's about the limit of your commitments, one night, a day, a month.“
— Paddy Chayefsky American playwright, screenwriter and novelist 1923 - 1981
Context: You're forever falling for men on their last nights on furlough. That's about the limit of your commitments, one night, a day, a month. You prefer lovers to husbands, hotels to homes. You'd rather grieve than live. Lt. Cmdr. Charles E. Madison.