„Are you sure, Gray?'
He lifted his eyes. 'No… I'm not. I'm not sure of a damn thing.' He slipped his hands free of the monsignor's and peeled the battery off the phone, cutting the last ring in half. 'But that doesn't mean I won't act.“
Quelle: The Judas Strain
„Once I'm free, we're going to find out exactly how much pain you can endure while remaining conscious. I won't stop until you tell me where my ring is." He leaned in to say at his ear, "I'll be sure to make you feel your.“
— Kresley Cole American writer
Quelle: Dreams of a Dark Warrior
„I've never asked, but I'm sure he has a fairly stringent policy about random teenagers lurking in his shrubbery.“
— Cassandra Clare, buch City of Bones
Simon to Clary, pg. 114
Quelle: The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones (2007)
„What… what are you doing?"
"I won't know," he said with a grin. He took a step towards me. "But I'm pretty sure you were doing it too.“
— Richelle Mead, buch The Golden Lily
Quelle: The Golden Lily
„I can't be sure God does not exist… On a scale of seven, where one means I know he exists, and seven I know he doesn't, I call myself a six… That doesn't mean I'm absolutely confident, that I absolutely know, because I don't.“
— Richard Dawkins English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941
Dawkins on The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9102740/Richard-Dawkins-I-cant-be-sure-God-does-not-exist.html, .
„Old Dan must have known he was dying. Just before he drew his last breath, he opened his eyes and looked at me. Then with one last sigh, and a feeble thump of his tail, his friendly gray eyes closed forever.“
— Wilson Rawls, buch Where the Red Fern Grows
Quelle: Where the Red Fern Grows
„The man's become inhuman, I tell you," said Kemp. "I am as sure he will establish a reign of terror—so soon as he has got over the emotions of this escape—as I am sure I am talking to you. Our only chance is to be ahead. He has cut himself off from his kind. His blood be upon his own head.“
— H. G. Wells, buch The Invisible Man
Quelle: The Invisible Man (1897), Chapter 25: The Hunting of the Invisible Man
„Was forty, then, too old for work like this?
Why should it be? He'd never been afraid—
His eye was sure, his hand was steady...
But dreams had meanings.“
— Conrad Aiken American novelist and poet 1889 - 1973
The House of Dust (1916 - 1917)
„Sure I loved him - too much. And he loved me, only not enough. I just want someone who thinks I'm number one in his life. I'm not willing to accept emotional scraps anymore.“
— Amy Tan, The Hundred Secret Senses
Quelle: The Hundred Secret Senses
„My mother doesn't like sex. She doesn't like the word, she doesn't like act, and I'm not entirely sure she's too impressed with the results. Ah well, you get out what you put in.“
— Hannah Gadsby Australian comedian 1978
Youtube: 'So You Think You're Funny' winner at the Press launch of the Gilded Balloon's programme for the 2007 Edinburgh Festival Fringe http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ORUdvdGC8Q&feature=PlayList&p=95BEE1BC92B7F8BB&index=0&playnext=1
„Slowly he lifted his hands in the darkness and held them in mid-air, the fingers spread weakly open. If he reached out with his hands, and if his hands were electric wires, and if his heart were a battery giving life and fire to those hands, and if he reached out with his hands and touched other people, reached out through these stone walls and felt other hands connected with other hearts -- if he did that, would there be a reply, a shock?“
— Richard Wright African-American writer 1908 - 1960
Native Son (1940)
„Why won't you drown?" he wailed, pummeling me with his fists.
"I'm Poseidon's son," I said.
"Curse that upstart! I was here first!“
— Rick Riordan, buch Percy Jackson – Der Fluch des Titanen
Quelle: The Titan's Curse
„[ Monet is].. hard at work for some time now. His paintings has really progressed, I'm sure it will attract a lot of attention. He has sold thousands of franc's worth of paintings in the last few days, and has one or two other small commissions. He's definitely on his way.“
— Frédéric Bazille French painter 1841 - 1870
Quote of Bazille in a letter to his brother, December 1865; as cited in The private lives of the Impressionists, Sue Roe, Harpen Collins Publishers, New York 2006, p. 43
1861 - 1865
— Cassandra Clare, buch City of Ashes
Quelle: City of Ashes