„I wasn’t prepared. He had a big Mercedes, with a custom sound system, and he drove like hell through Nashville traffic, with Slim Harpo at defcon 1 volume.“
— Jack White American musician and record producer 1975
Ry Cooder, music producer Wilkinson, Alec (March 13, 2017), "JACK WHITE’S INFINITE IMAGINATION" http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/03/13/jack-whites-infinite-imagination. The New Yorker. Retrieved March 6, 2017.
„His peculiar gift was the power of holding continuously in his mind a purely mental problem until he had seen it through.“
— John Maynard Keynes British economist 1883 - 1946
On Isaac Newton
„He wasn’t a man of erudition, yet very quickly grasped the significance of this or that problem for the state at large and for his own popularity rating. As one far removed from the sciences, he had tremendous respect for the opinions of scientists.“
— Yevgeniy Chazov Russian physician 1929
On Leonid Brezhnev, as quoted in "Period of Stability" by Tatyana Shvetsova in Voice of Russia (20 July 2006) http://english.ruvr.ru/2006/07/20/103143.html.
— Dorothy Parker American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist 1893 - 1967
Regarding a character in Elinor Glyn's novel It; in her review, "Madame Glyn Lectures on 'It,' with Illustrations" in The New Yorker (26 November 1927)
„Life was a storm to wander through.
I took the wrong way. Good and well,
At least my feet sought out not Hell!“
— Stephen Vincent Benét poet, short story writer, novelist 1898 - 1943
„I can't see heaven but I credit hell —
I live in New York so I know it well.
When they shut out heaven with the Fuller Dome
God gave it up and He went home.“
— John Brunner British author 1934 - 1995
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„The Peacekeepers had a tradition that every problem had a solution. It was a nice slogan. Wasn’t true, but it sounded good.“
— Jack McDevitt American novelist, Short story writer 1935
Chapter 31 (p. 432)
— Jim Steinman American musician 1947
Context: Like a bat out of Hell I'll be gone when the morning comes. But when the day is done And the sun goes down And the moonlight's shining through Then like a sinner before the gates of heaven I'll come crawling on back to you.
„When David Marr at MIT moved into computer vision, he generated a lot of excitement, but he hit up against the problem of knowledge representation; he had no good representations for knowledge in his vision systems.“
— Marvin Minsky American cognitive scientist 1927 - 2016
Marvin Minsky in: David G. Stork (1998). HAL's Legacy: 2001's Computer As Dream and Reality. p. 16