— Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
„A cigarette only takes a certain amount of time to smoke and though this takes time it seems to take less and less with each one and you can only smoke so many, there comes a time when you have to stop, when you just cant light the next one... at least not for a while.“
— Hubert Selby Jr., livro Last Exit to Brooklyn
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1964)
„I think that when the lies are all told and forgot the truth will be there yet. It dont move about from place to place and it dont change from time to time. You cant corrupt it any more than you can salt salt.“
— Cormac McCarthy, livro No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men (2005), Context: The stories gets passed on and the truth gets passed over. As the sayin goes. Which I reckon some would take as meanin that the truth cant compete. But I dont believe that. I think that when the lies are all told and forgot the truth will be there yet. It dont move about from place to place and it dont change from time to time. You cant corrupt it any more than you can salt salt. You cant corrupt it because that's what it is. It's the thing you're talkin about. I've heard it compared to the rock — maybe in the bible—and I wouldnt disagree with that. But it'll be here even when the rock is gone. I'm sure they's people would disagree with that. Quite a few, in fact. But I never could find out what any of them did believe.
„"Lambe them, lads! lambe them!" a cant phrase of the time derived from the fate of Dr. Lambe, an astrologer and quack, who was knocked on the head by the rabble in Charles the First's time.“
— Walter Scott, livro Peveril of the Peak
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Peveril of the Peak, Chap. xlii.
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Song lyrics, The Red Shoes (1993), Context: p>Just being alive It can really hurt These moments given Are a gift from time.Just let us try To give these moments back To those we love To those who will survive…</p
— David Sedaris, When You Are Engulfed in Flames
— Francis of Assisi Catholic saint and founder of the Franciscan Order 1182 - 1226
Disputed, Preach the gospel, and if necessary, use words., The Basics of Life (1998) by Andy Chrisman, Kirk Sullivan, Mark Harris and Marty Magehee.
„"But there are times when being happy — just happy, nothing else — is simply vile."
"Why?" Jill inquired.
"Because," Enrique reasoned, "one cant be happy in a place where everybody is unhappy."“
— Imre Kertész Hungarian writer 1929 - 2016
Detective Story (2008), p. 55.
„Who in the same given time can produce more than others has vigor; who can produce more and better, has talents; who can produce what none else can, has genius.“
— Johann Kaspar Lavater Swiss poet 1741 - 1801
Aphorisms on Man (c. 1788), No. 23
— Edmund Waller English poet and politician 1606 - 1687
Go, Lovely Rose (1664), st. 2.
„In the vastness of space and the immensity of time, it is my joy to share a planet and an epoch with Annie.“
— Carl Sagan, livro Cosmos
Cosmos (1980), Dedication
„I'm a pilgrim trying to win my freedom and serve as best I can in the time I have, with this gift I've been given.“
— Martin Sheen American actor 1940
2000s, Progressive magazine interview (2003), Context: I am not a politician or a public servant. I am still a journeyman actor and a peace and justice activist. I'm a pilgrim trying to win my freedom and serve as best I can in the time I have, with this gift I've been given.
„The great moral question of the twenty-first century is this: if all knowledge, all culture, all art, all useful information can be costlessly given to everyone at the same price that it is given to anyone; if everyone can have everything, anywhere, all the time, why is it ever moral to exclude anyone?“
— Eben Moglen American law professor and free software advocate 1959
The DotCommunist Manifesto, UNC-Chapel Hill, Howard W. Odum Institute, November 8, 2001 http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2263095526020953463.
„Globalization -- and I think we share this conviction -- is that globalization needs to be shaped politically. It needs to be given a human face. But we cannot allow to fall back into pre-globalization times. So this conclusion of trade agreements that go beyond the scope of mere tariff agreements, customs agreements, are most important.“
— Angela Merkel Chancellor of Germany 1954
2016, Joint press conference of 17 November 2016
„Time and persistence has shown me that I can succeed at sharing my art with others as a musician while running my own music business. And that kind of success is as good as I could have ever wished for.“
— Bradley Joseph Composer, pianist, keyboardist, arranger, producer, recording artist 1965
[Janus, Cicily, Radinsky, Ned, http://newfaceofjazz.com/?page_id=594, New Faces of Jazz: Bradley Joseph, (newfaceofjazz.com), 2010-08-01]