„I was told I had to do a speech, to say a few thank yous and was lying in bed a couple of nights ago till about 2:30 in the morning thinking what I was going to say. I had it all planned out perfectly, fell asleep - and then was woken up at 4am when my cars were being driven off in the driveway!“
„Ellen: I think one of the turning points in my life came a few years ago. I started going to sleep at night just talking to myself, saying, "You're perfect just the way you are," because I used to beat myself up about weight and working out, and no matter what I did I never felt good about myself. I decided to accept myself and know that I am good. Just those affirmations every night changed my belief in who I was because I had been told for so long, over and over, that I was something else. That brings us to another agreement: Don't make assumptions—because we assume that when people do something or say something to you, they mean just what we think they mean.“
— Ellen DeGeneres American stand-up comedian, television host, and actress 1958
Ellen DeGeneres' interview with The Four Agreements Author don Miguel Ruiz which appeared in the October 2001 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
— Steven Wright American actor and author 1955
„They say the religion of your fathers is good enough. Why should a father object to your inventing a better plow than he had? They say to me, do you know more than all the theologians dead? Being a perfectly modest man I say I think I do.“
— Robert G. Ingersoll Union United States Army officer 1833 - 1899
Context: They say the religion of your fathers is good enough. Why should a father object to your inventing a better plow than he had? They say to me, do you know more than all the theologians dead? Being a perfectly modest man I say I think I do. Now we have come to the conclusion that every man has a right to think. Would God give a bird wings and make it a crime to fly? Would he give me brains and make it a crime to think? Any God that would damn one of his children for the expression of his honest thought wouldn't make a decent thief. When I read a book and don't believe it, I ought to say so. I will do so and take the consequences like a man. Speech on Religious Intolerance as presented at the Pittsburgh Opera House (14 October 1879).
„My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.“
— Cary Grant British-American film and stage actor 1904 - 1986
As quoted in "Quotable Cary" at American Masters (25 May 2005)
„Willow: What did I have for breakfast this morning? Do you remember?
Willow: I-I wanna say bagel, but I think that was yesterday. You had two eggs sunny side up. I remember because they were wiggling at me like little boobs.
Tara: Sassy eggs.“
— Amber Benson actress from the United States 1977
„I had been taking Prevacid for about four years and my body built up a resistance to it, to the point where it wasn't doing anything anymore… I had a night of drinking in London followed by a full day and night of drinking on a day off in Dublin, because what else is there to do in Ireland but drink? That, coupled with a show where I had monitor problems, and I pretty much trashed my voice.“
— David Draiman American singer and songwriter 1973
Life Is Sweet For Disturbed — Apart From A Little Acid Reflux http://www.webcitation.org/64qCyHxIX, Jon Wiederhorn di MTV, 16 November 2005)
„And when I'm lying in my bed, I think about life and I think about death.
And neither one particularly appeals to me.“
— Morrissey English singer 1959
From the song "Nowhere Fast"
„You would probably not say that he was sleeping the sleep of the just, unless you meant the just asleep, but it was certainly the sleep of someone who was not fooling about when he climbed into bed of a night and turned off the light.“
— Douglas Adams English writer and humorist 1952 - 2001
„Miss Tillings: Stand up, Nigel Barton! Well, Nigel, do you know anything about this? I can't believe it was you!
Nigel Barton: No, Miss!
Miss Tillings: Then what do you know about it?
Nigel Barton: I think - I think I might have had the daffodil, Miss—
Miss Tillings: You might have had it? What do you mean, boy? Speak up!
Nigel Barton: The stem was all broke and somebody gave it to me, Miss.
Miss Tillings: Who gave it to you?
Nigel Barton: Ooh, I don't like to say, Miss.
Miss Tillings: You better had, Barton, and quick about it.
Nigel Barton: Georgie Pringle, Miss.“
— Dennis Potter English television dramatist, screenwriter and journalist 1935 - 1994
Barton incriminates Pringle, who has bullied him, in the crime of destroying the class's daffodil; the daffodil was actually destroyed by Barton himself.
„So this is me swallowing my pride,
Standing in front of you
Saying I'm sorry for that night.
And I go back to December all the time.
Turns out freedom ain't nothing but missing you,
Wishing that I realized what I had when you were mine.
I go back to December, turn around and make it all right.
I go back to December all the time.“
— Taylor Swift American singer-songwriter 1989
Back to December.