„I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring.“

Letzte Aktualisierung 13. Februar 2022. Geschichte
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David Bowie16
britischer Musiker, Sänger, Produzent, Schauspieler und Mal… 1947 - 2016

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„I don't know where it's going, but I'm sticking with it!“

—  Jimmy Durante American jazz singer, pianist, comedian and actor 1893 - 1980

Said after joining chorus girls in a conga line onstage, as quoted in "Tips on Tables" by Robert W. Dana (30 March 1951) http://www.bigbandsandbignames.com/durante.html

Citát „I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.“
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„I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.“

—  Carl Sandburg American writer and editor 1878 - 1967

Incidentals (1904)
Variante: I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
Quelle: Breathing Tokens

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„Now, I don't know,
I don't know where I'm a gonna go
When the volcano blow.“

—  Jimmy Buffett American singer–songwriter and businessman 1946

Volcano, written with Keith Sykes and Harry Dailey
Song lyrics, Volcano (1979)

„You're sent from heaven
And I know your worth.
You made a heaven for me here on the earth.
When I'm old and grey, dear,
Promise you won't stray, dear,
For I love you so, Sonny Boy.“

—  Buddy de Sylva American musician 1895 - 1950

Song: Sonny Boy (de Sylva wrote the words; Lew Brown and Ray Henderson wrote the music; Al Jolson insisted on being credited too)

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„You don't even know where I'm going."
"I don't care. I'd like to go anywhere.“

—  John Steinbeck, buch Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Quelle: Travels with Charley: In Search of America

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„I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.“

—  Muhammad Ali African American boxer, philanthropist and activist 1942 - 2016

Responding to a press conference question as to whether he was a "card-carrying" member of the Black Muslims, as quoted in The New York Times (27 February 1964) http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F4091EF7355D17738DDDAE0A94DA405B848AF1D3; also in Sports Illustrated (9 March 1964).
Kontext: I believe in Allah and in peace. I don't try to move into white neighborhoods. I don't want to marry a white woman. I was baptized when I was twelve, but I didn't know what I was doing. I'm not a Christian anymore. I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be... I'm free to be what I want.

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„No matter how I try
I just can't say goodbye.
No matter what you say
looks like I'm here to stay.
No matter where I go
I don't know if you know
but everywhere we've been
I'm kept in quarantine.“

—  Gilbert O'Sullivan Irish singer-songwriter 1946

"No Matter How I Try" (song)
Gilbert O'Sullivan, "No Matter How I Try" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gM6bo-QhS0 (song on YouTube)
(+ Live performance on Top of the Pops. On YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBqEgnBNKDI
(+ Live performance in Japan, 1993. On YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsQu04bOm9I
Song lyrics

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„I'm the kind of person that if I'm not getting something that I need from somewhere. I don't cry about it, I'm like OK I'm going to go here and find what I need.“

—  Phil Brooks American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist 1978

From his DVD, "CM Punk: Best in the World".
Personal

„I don't want any promises, I won't have false hopes, I won't be romantic about myself.“

—  Katherine Anne Porter American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist 1890 - 1980

"Old Mortality" in Pale Horse (1939)
Kontext: I don't want any promises, I won't have false hopes, I won't be romantic about myself. I can't live in their world any longer, she told herself, listening to the voices back of her. Let them tell their stories to each other. Let them go on explaining how things happened. I don't care. At least I can know the truth about what happens to me, she assured herself silently, making a promise to herself, in her hopefulness, her ignorance.

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„I want to do something splendid before I go into my castle, something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead. I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it, and mean to astonish you all some day.“

—  Louisa May Alcott, buch Little Women

Variante: I want to do something splendid... something heroic or wonderful that won't be forgotten after I'm dead. I don't know what, but I'm on the watch for it and mean to astonish you all someday.
Quelle: Little Women

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„I'm still here mon frere I know the cross I bear,
They like, that's why they call you Hov? I'm like yea
I'm like air, little shots go through me, won't tear
One tissue no tears, no tissue not an issue“

—  Jay-Z American rapper, businessman, entrepreneur, record executive, songwriter, record producer and investor 1969

Dig a Hole
Kingdom Come (2006)

„I don't know, I'm making this up as I go.“

—  Campbell Black Scottish author 1944 - 2013

Quelle: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

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