— Laurie Halse Anderson, The Impossible Knife of Memory
„My God, help me always resolutely to strive, and, through life and death, to force my way unto Thee.“
— Christian Scriver German hymnwriter 1629 - 1693
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 206.
„I look at life like a big book and sometimes you get half way through it and go 'Even though I've been enjoying it, I've had enough. Give us another book“
— Karl Pilkington English television personality, social commentator, actor, author and former radio producer 1972
On Life, Podcast Series 2 Episode 2
„On the day Billy was born, it was like walking through a mirror and everything was Technicolor. My life had been very work-orientated, and all in close-up. Once I had the family it went into sudden widescreen.“
— Helena Bonham Carter British actress 1966
Guardian interview 3 Nov 2006 http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2006/nov/03/1
„As a son of this country [Croatia], I consider it my duty to help the City of Zagreb in every way, either through counsel or through action.“
— Nikola Tesla Serbian American inventor 1856 - 1943
Smatram svojom dužnošću da kao rođeni sin svoje zemlje pomognem gradu Zagrebu u svakom pogledu savjetom i činom City Counsel Zagreb, 24th May 1892; as quoted in [Milčec, Zvonimir, Nečastivi na kotačima: Civilizacijske novosti iz starog Zagreba, Bookovac, Zagreb, 1991, 25, 439099360, Croatian]
— David Pogue Technology writer, journalist and commentator 1963
" The Kindle: Good Before, Better Now http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/24/technology/personaltech/24pogue.html," The New York Times, February 24, 2009.
— Vernon Howard American writer 1918 - 1992
„Through me the way into the suffering city,
through me the way to eternal pain,
through me the way that runs among the lost.“
— Dante Alighieri, Dantes Inferno
The Divine Comedy (c. 1308–1321), Inferno, Canto III, lines 1–3 (tr. Mandelbaum).
„Must one go through the five official stages? What are those five stages again: "anger, denial, bargaining, depression, and acceptance." Well, back up: here comes my acceptance speech. "I am now, and I have always been a flaming faggot, responsible for style in its every manifestation. I have my own five steps: flippancy, sentimentality, sarcasm, camp, and smut. They've got me through life, and deity dammit, they'll get me through death!"“
— Robert Patrick (playwright) Playwright, poet, lyricist, short story writer, novelist 1937
Untold Decades: Seven Comedies of Gay Romance (1988), Pouf Positive
— Pat Conroy American novelist 1945 - 2016
„Jamie: You know what I figured out today?
Jamie: Maybe God has a bigger plan for me than I had for myself. Like this journey never ends. Like you were sent to me because I'm sick. To help me through all this. You're my angel.“
— Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember