„There was a treasure in the earth which the Lord loved. I marvelled and thought what it might be, and I was answered in mine understanding: It is a food which is delectable and pleasant to the Lord.“
— Julian of Norwich English theologian and anchoress 1342 - 1416
Summations, Chapter 51
„GG Allin: I might go and kick somebody in the head, I might grab a girl and force her to perform oral sex with me. I've had sex on stage with men, women and animals and everything in between.“
— GG Allin American singer-songwriter 1956 - 1993
GG Allin on The Jerry Springer Show, May 5. 1993.
On The Jerry Springer Show
— Karen Marie Moning author 1964
— Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977
— David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
Quelle: The Realm of Possibility
„And so a person can never promise to love someone forever because you never know what might come up, what terrible thing the person you love might do.“
— Anita Shreve American writer 1946 - 2018
— Aurelius Augustinus, buch Confessions
Confessions (c. 397)
Original: (la) Nondum amabam, et amare amabam...quaerebam quid amarem, amans amare.
— Virginia Woolf, buch Mrs Dalloway
Quelle: Mrs. Dalloway
„Your boyfriends might be angry, my girlfriends might be blue. But no one can deny it, from now on I love you.“
— Alexander Rybak Norwegian singer, actor, violinist, composer, pianist 1986
"Funny Little World" (2009).
„Living might mean taking chances, but they're worth taking. Loving might be a mistake. but its worth making“
— Reba McEntire American country music artist and actress 1955
„We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. People might not return it; or worse, they might.“
— Mignon McLaughlin American journalist 1913 - 1983
The Complete Neurotic's Notebook (1981), Love
„Enoch caught his breath at the beauty and the wonder of it — the old, hard wonder of what this thing might be and what it might be meant to do.“
— Clifford D. Simak, buch Way Station
Quelle: Way Station (1963), Ch. 18
Kontext: She looked quickly up. And then her eyes once more went back to the flashing thing she was holding in her hands.
He saw that it was the pyramid of spheres and now all the spheres were spinning slowly, in alternating clockwise and counterclockwise motions, and that as they spun they shone and glittered, each in its own particular color, as if there might be, deep inside each one of them, a source of soft, warm light.
Enoch caught his breath at the beauty and the wonder of it — the old, hard wonder of what this thing might be and what it might be meant to do. He had examined it a hundred times or more and had puzzled at it and there had been nothing he could find that was of significance. So far as he could see, it was only something that was meant to be looked at, although there had been that persistent feeling that it had a purpose and that, perhaps, somehow, it was meant to operate.
And now it was in operation. He had tried a hundred times to get it figured out and Lucy had picked it up just once and had got it figured out.
He noticed the rapture with which she was regarding it. Was it possible, he wondered, that she knew its purpose?
— Robert B. Cialdini American social psychologist 1945
Quelle: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
— Poul Anderson, buch The Broken Sword
Quelle: The Broken Sword (1954), Chapter 12 (p. 76)
„What if it's boring… or if it's not boring, it might be too revealing, or worse, it might be too revealing and still be boring.“
— Lily Tomlin American actress, comedian, writer, and producer 1939
Referring to her teenage diary, in an interview in Movie magazine (July 1983)