„I wouldn't call myself a coward, no way. But being buried alive is something I could never handle. The only way you'd see me being buried alive is if I was dead, man.“
— Usher American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor 1978
From an interview with VIBE, " Caught Up http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=hSYEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA68&lpg=PA68&dq=%22It+can+never+be+bad+to+have+a+foundation+as+a+man%22+usher&source=bl&ots=znEcU5UzFB&sig=nSA9TRsN-0VmlAwizQ_1eicZRP0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ow81T8e2JOet0QWamd2xAg&ved=0CCUQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=%22It%20can%20never%20be%20bad%20to%20have%20a%20foundation%20as%20a%20man%22%20usher&f=false" (July 2008), p. 65-71.
— Ayn Rand, livro The Fountainhead
„The Nazi murder squads just wouldn't waste a bullet on a child. I just couldn't process that. I couldn't handle it.“
— Natasha Kaplinsky English newsreader and reporter 1972
On learning that two relatives, aged 2 and 9, were battered to death by the Nazis.
„I think I could have been appointed as the aide-de camp in the White House, it wouldn't make any difference — it's Bambi that's so dear to people. But I love it now — when people realize, 'This old jerk, he's still alive and was Bambi.' And I wouldn't take anything for it, not a darn thing for it.“
— Donnie Dunagan actor and United States Marine 1934
Maj. Bambi: Meet The Marine Who Was Disney's Famous Fawn http://www.npr.org/2015/07/31/427821763/major-bambi-meet-the-marine-who-was-disney-s-famous-fawn (July 31, 2015)
— Marcus Sedgwick British writer and illustrator 1968
„I'm alright with living on the edge
Everything I ever got I got the hard way
Wouldn't think of wishing on the shooting star
I'm the underdog.“
— Anastacia American singer-songwriter 1968
Resurrection (2014), Underdog
„Life is so much easier today than it was a hundred years ago. People used to have to work on farms from sun-up to sun-down, and still their children would die, and there often wouldn't be enough to eat. I wouldn't have lasted three days under such conditions. I have no right to be alive.“
— John S. Hall Poet, author, singer, lawyer 1960
Quotes from Daily Negations (2007), July 22
— Redd Foxx American comedian and actor 1922 - 1991
As quoted in More Sex Talk : A New Collection of Ribald, Raunchy, and Provocative Quotations (2002) by James Wolfe, p. 114; similar lines were also used in the comedic routines of Rodney Dangerfield.
„Obama: But you would rule in the possibility to fight against ISIS.
Trump: Well, I'm never gonna rule anything out. And I wouldn't wanna say. Even if I felt -- it wasn't going -- I wouldn't wanna tell you that because, at a minimum, I want them to think maybe that we would use it.“
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
2010s, 2016, March, As part of a conversation with Barack Obama about ruling out the use of nuclear weapons (March 23, 2016) reported 24 March 2016 by CBS https://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-open-to-nuclear-retaliation-after-brussels-attack/
— Ingrid Bergman Film actress from Sweden 1915 - 1982