— Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
— Jack Benny comedian, vaudeville performer, and radio, television, and film actor 1894 - 1974
„Your first love has no beginning or end. Your first love is not your first love, and it is not your last. It is just love. It is one with everything.“
— Thich Nhat Hanh Religious leader and peace activist 1926
Cultivating the Mind of Love (2005)
„Be true! Be true! Be true! Show freely to the world, if not your worst, yet some trait whereby the worst may be inferred!“
— Nathaniel Hawthorne American novelist and short story writer (1804 – 1879) 1804 - 1864
Context: Among many morals which press upon us from the poor minister's miserable experience, we put only this into a sentence: — "Be true! Be true! Be true! Show freely to the world, if not your worst, yet some trait whereby the worst may be inferred!" Chapter XXIV: Conclusion
— Damon Knight American science fiction writer, editor and critic 1922 - 2002
Chapter 7 (p. 88)
— Steve Martin American actor, comedian, musician, author, playwright, and producer 1945
— Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
— Alice Evans British actress 1971
"Meet La Belle Anglaise" By Anna Pursglove Evening Standard, 15 December 2000.
— Conan O'Brien American television show host and comedian 1963
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky Russian author 1821 - 1881
— Yagyū Munenori samurai and daimyo of the early Edo period 1571 - 1646
As quoted in Living the Martial Way : A Manual for the Way a Modern Warrior Should Think (1992) by Forrest E. Morgan, p. 88.
„Whatever else history may say about me when I’m gone, I hope it will record that I appealed to your best hopes, not your worst fears; to your confidence rather than your doubts.“
— Ronald Reagan American politician, 40th president of the United States (in office from 1981 to 1989) 1911 - 2004
Context: Whatever else history may say about me when I’m gone, I hope it will record that I appealed to your best hopes, not your worst fears; to your confidence rather than your doubts. My dream is that you will travel the road ahead with liberty’s lamp guiding your steps and opportunity’s arm steadying your way.