„I've got bills to pay and children who need clothes.
I know there's fish out there but where God only knows.
They say these waters aren't what they used to be.
But I've got people back on land who count on me.“

—  Billy Joel

The Downeaster Alexa.
Song lyrics, Storm Front (1989)

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Billy Joel Foto
Billy Joel
US-amerikanischer Sänger und Songschreiber 1949

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Dave Matthews Foto

„What I want is what I've not got, but what I need is all around me.“

—  Dave Matthews American singer-songwriter, musician and actor 1967

Jimi Thing
Under the Table and Dreaming (1994)

Vint Cerf Foto
Karl Pilkington Foto

„I don't cry. Water doesn't leave my head. I've got loads of gob. That's how water leaves me, it's not out of my eyes.“

—  Karl Pilkington English television personality, social commentator, actor, author and former radio producer 1972

The Moaning of Life, General Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. Foto

„You called me to Ebenezer, and you may turn me out of here, but you can’t turn me out of the ministry, because I got my guidelines and my anointment from God Almighty. And anything I want to say, I'm going to say it from this pulpit. It may hurt somebody, I don’t know about that; somebody may not agree with it. But when God speaks, who can but prophesy? The word of God is upon me like fire shut up in my bones, and when God’s word gets upon me, I've got to say it, I’ve got to tell it all over everywhere. And God has called me to deliver those that are in captivity.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

1960s, Guidelines for a Constructive Church (1966)
Kontext: When the church is true to its guidelines, it sets out to preach deliverance to them that are captive. This is the role of the church: to free people. This merely means to free those who are slaves. Now if you notice some churches, they never read this part. Some churches aren't concerned about freeing anybody. Some white churches face the fact Sunday after Sunday that their members are slaves to prejudice, slaves to fear. You got a third of them, or a half of them or more, slaves to their prejudices. And the preacher does nothing to free them from their prejudice so often. Then you have another group sitting up there who would really like to do something about racial injustice, but they are afraid of social, political, and economic reprisals, so they end up silent. And the preacher never says anything to lift their souls and free them from that fear. And so they end up captive. You know this often happens in the Negro church. You know, there are some Negro preachers that have never opened their mouths about the freedom movement. And not only have they not opened their mouths, they haven’t done anything about it. And every now and then you get a few members: "They talk too much about civil rights in that church." I was talking with a preacher the other day and he said a few of his members were saying that. I said, "Don't pay any attention to them. Because number one, the members didn't anoint you to preach. And any preacher who allows members to tell him what to preach isn't much of a preacher."
For the guidelines made it very clear that God anointed. No member of Ebenezer Baptist Church called me to the ministry. You called me to Ebenezer, and you may turn me out of here, but you can’t turn me out of the ministry, because I got my guidelines and my anointment from God Almighty. And anything I want to say, I'm going to say it from this pulpit. It may hurt somebody, I don’t know about that; somebody may not agree with it. But when God speaks, who can but prophesy? The word of God is upon me like fire shut up in my bones, and when God’s word gets upon me, I've got to say it, I’ve got to tell it all over everywhere. And God has called me to deliver those that are in captivity.
Some people are suffering. Some people are hungry this morning. Some people are still living with segregation and discrimination this morning. I'm going to preach about it. I’m going to fight for them. I’ll die for them if necessary, because I got my guidelines clear. And the God that I serve and the God that called me to preach told me that every now and then I'll have to go to jail for them. Every now and then I’ll have to agonize and suffer for the freedom of his children. I even may have to die for it. But if that’s necessary, I'd rather follow the guidelines of God than to follow the guidelines of men. The church is called to set free those that are captive, to set free those that are victims of the slavery of segregation and discrimination, those who are caught up in the slavery of fear and prejudice.

John Green Foto

„Good morning Hank. I know what you're thinking. You're thinking: 'My older brother really needs a haircut!' Well, Hank, I've got one thing to say to that. Never!“

—  John Green American author and vlogger 1977

The Puff Pwns Gravity http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY4LZRBHtvc
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Orson Scott Card Foto

„I don't know why people who got what they need to be happy don’t just go ahead and be happy.“

—  Orson Scott Card American science fiction novelist 1951

Quelle: The Tales of Alvin Maker, Alvin Journeyman (1995), Chapter 1.

Eminem Foto

„Alot of people ask me... Where the fuck I've been at the last few years? Shit, I don't know... But I do know I'm back now!“

—  Eminem American rapper and actor 1972

"Underground".
2000s, Relapse (2009)

Cassandra Clare Foto
Henry Rollins Foto

„Don't push me
I've got a corner at my back
I've nowhere to go except over you.“

—  Henry Rollins American singer-songwriter 1961

Quelle: See A Grown Man Cry/Now Watch Him Die

50 Cent Foto

„I need you to pray for me; I need you to care for me. I need you to want me to win. I need to know where I'm heading, because I know where I've been.“

—  50 Cent American rapper, actor, businessman, investor and television producer 1975

Don't Push Me
Song lyrics, Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2003)

Bono Foto
Sylvia Plath Foto

„I like people too much or not at all. I've got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.“

—  Sylvia Plath American poet, novelist and short story writer 1932 - 1963

Variante: Then it hit me and I just blurted, 'I like people too much or not at all. I've got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.
Quelle: The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

Ava Gardner Foto
Robert Mitchum Foto
Christopher Hitchens Foto

„We had enough of people who think like you, that they know what god wants and that they've got god on their side. That they can tell us what to do or what to think in this way.“

—  Christopher Hitchens British American author and journalist 1949 - 2011

Hannity's America, May 13, 2007 interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWoHh4_rVdg http://transcripts.wikia.com/wiki/Sean_Hannity_Christopher_Hitchens_Hannity%27s_America_May13%2C_2007?venotify=created
2000s, 2007

Paul Weller (singer) Foto

„Some people might say my life is in a rut, but I'm quite happy with what I've got.“

—  Paul Weller (singer) English singer-songwriter, Guitarist 1958

Going Underground (1980)

Louis B. Mayer Foto

„You know how I'm smart? I got people around me who know more than I do.“

—  Louis B. Mayer American film producer 1884 - 1957

Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies (2001 ed)

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