„She asks why I like her.
Might as well ask
Why I breathe.
Maybe tomorrow I won't
Breathe or like her
Maybe tomorrow the tides
Maybe tomorrow will bring
No more rainbows.
She will stop
Asking useless questions.“
„They think I’m simpleminded because I seem to be happy. Why shouldn’t I be happy? I have everything I ever wanted and more. Maybe I am simpleminded. Maybe that’s the key: simple.“
— Dolly Parton, Dolly: My Life and Other Unfinished Business
„I know we don't have any guarantee that we're gonna live tomorrow. That's why I live everyday as it was my last.“
— Melanie Thornton singer 1967 - 2001
One of her last interviews before her death in a plane crash on November 24, 2001.
„I don't think anybody doubts whether I've done some bad things. The question is: what, of course, and how and, maybe even most importantly, why?“
— Ted Bundy American serial killer 1946 - 1989
Interview with Bob Keppel days before his execution. audio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QApVwP4AfY8
„One summer morning at sunrise a long time ago
I met a little girl with a book under her arm.
I asked her why she was out so early and
she answered that there were too many books and
far too little time. And there she was absolutely right.“
— Tove Jansson Finnish children's writer and illustrator 1914 - 2001
„We can change the world tomorrow.
This could be a better place.
If you don't like what I'm sayin',
Then won't you slap my face.“
— Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
— William Osler Canadian pathologist, physician, educator, bibliophile, historian, author, cofounder of Johns Hopkins Hospital 1849 - 1919
As quoted in Lifetime Speaker's Encyclopedia (1962) by Jacob Morton Braude, p. 575.
— Pablo Picasso, Pablo Picasso: Metamorphoses of the Human Form : Graphic Works, 1895-1972
„Recently somebody asked me if I’m still in touch with my feminine side. They ask me why did I do the Lux ad and things like that. I think there is a feminine side to me, as people like to assume.“
— Shahrukh Khan Indian actor, producer and television personality 1965
— David Bowie British musician, actor, record producer and arranger 1947 - 2016
— Dr. Seuss American children's writer and illustrator, co-founder of Beginner Books 1904 - 1991
— Margaret Fuller American feminist, poet, author, and activist 1810 - 1850