— David Bowie British musician, actor, record producer and arranger 1947 - 2016
„I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!“
— Theodore Roosevelt American politician, 26th president of the United States 1858 - 1919
— Keith Richards British rock musician, member of The Rolling Stones 1943
Interview 2006. http://youtube.com/watch?v=ohEz13V1Vhk&feature=related
„Do I think that we should work with the community or the police or the medical people down there to work out what to do if there’s another Scientologist who needs care and we want to avoid psychiatric treatment? Yes I do. And why is that? No matter what the circumstance … anybody would want to do something to avoid someone dying.“
— David Miscavige leader of the Church of Scientology 1960
Discussing the death of Scientologist Lisa McPherson in Clearwater, Florida — [Thomas C., Tobin, The Man Behind Scientology, http://www.sptimes.com/TampaBay/102598/scientologypart1.html, St. Petersburg Times, October 25, 1998, 2010-07-03].
„What have I got to do to make you love me?
What have I got to do to make you care?
What do I do when lightning strikes me
And I wake to find that you're not there?What do I do to make you want me?
What have I got to do to be heard?
What do I say when it's all over?
And sorry seems to be the hardest word.“
— Elton John English rock singer-songwriter, composer and pianist 1947
Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
Song lyrics, Blue Moves (1976)
— George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
„There was a time when I thought I loved my first wife more than life itself. But now I hate her guts. I do. How do you explain that? What happened to that love? What happened to it, is what I'd like to know. I wish someone could tell me.“
— Raymond Carver, buch What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Quelle: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (1981)
„The problem with not having anybody to tell you what to do, I understood, is that there was nobody to tell you what not to do.“
— Augusten Burroughs, buch Running with Scissors
Quelle: Running with Scissors
„I didn’t really like doing commercials. You had to behave like you were on angel dust or something.“
— Joseph Gordon-Levitt American actor, director, producer, and writer 1981
The New York Times, March 25, 2007.
— Daniel Abraham speculative fiction writer from the United States 1969
Quelle: Abaddon's Gate (2013), Chapter 46 (p. 472)
— P.G. Wodehouse, buch Jeeves in the Offing
Jeeves in the Offing (1960)
„I went to New York. I had a dream. I wanted to be a big star. I didn’t know anybody. I wanted to dance. I wanted to sing. I wanted to do all those things. I wanted to make people happy. I wanted to be famous. I wanted everybody to love me. I wanted to be a star. I worked really hard and my dream came true.“
— Madonna American singer, songwriter, and actress 1958
(Spoken at the beginning of the Virgin Tour concert video).
„To think that I very nearly didn’t go… What if I’d been here — out riding in Virginia or somewhere — Thank God I went with him.“
— Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis public figure, First Lady to 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy 1929 - 1994
Quoted in The Unknown Wisdom of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1994) edited by Bill Adler
— Jack Terricloth 1970
— Anne Rice, buch The Queen of the Damned
Quelle: The Queen of the Damned
„What do I care? 'I don't come here to please anybody. I come because there are antiques and models to teach me, that is all. Do I object to your figures, made of butter and honey [to Alfred Boisseau]?“
— Jean-François Millet French painter 1814 - 1875
Quote of Millet, c. 1839; as cited by biographer , in Jean-Francois Millet – Peasant and Painter, transl. Helena de Kay; publ. Macmillan and Co., London, 1881, p. 54
Boisseau criticized Millet on making his own plan; he was one of the master's pets of art-teacher Paul Delaroche in Paris, that time
1835 - 1850