„They think it is an act. When I said I had back trouble, they call me Mama’s Boy. Goldbrick. When my elbow was swollen as big as a softball, they say it was in my head. If I am sick, I do not deny. If my back is hurting me and I am forced to punch at the ball with no power, I tell the truth. I tell them I am hurting.“

—  Roberto Clemente, As quoted in "Roberto Clemente: Man of Paradox" by Arnold Hano, in Sport (May 1965)
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—  Gwendolyn Brooks American writer 1917 - 2000
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„Allahee… Allah-hee… Allah-hee…. I continued to raise the pitch. When I opened my eyes I asked them: Is this haraam? I am calling the God. I am thinking of him. I am searching for Him. Why do you call my search haraam?“

—  Bismillah Khan Indian musician 1916 - 2006
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„Tell her I am seriously hurt; how seriously I cannot yet say.“

—  James A. Garfield American politician, 20th President of the United States (in office in 1881) 1831 - 1881
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„Distrust everything I say. I am telling the truth.“

—  Ursula K. Le Guin American writer 1929
Context: I talk about the gods, I am an atheist. But I am an artist too, and therefore a liar. Distrust everything I say. I am telling the truth. Introduction to The Left Hand of Darkness (1976)

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