— Alice Roosevelt Longworth American writer and prominent socialite 1884 - 1980
As quoted in The Best (1974), edited by Peter Passell and Leonard Ross.
— William Buckland English clergyman, geologist and palaeontologist 1784 - 1856
As quoted in The Violinist's Thumb 2012 by Sam Kean, p. 204
— Walt Whitman, Song of Myself
„I got slugs for snitches, no love for bitches, puttin' thugs in ditches when my trigger finger itches“
— Big L (rapper) American rapper 1974 - 1999
„My belief is based on the fact that string theory is the first science in hundreds of years to be pursued in pre-Baconian fashion, without any adequate experimental guidance.“
— Philip Warren Anderson American physicist 1923
Anderson was describing his dislike for "string theory".
„I want to achieve anti-fashion through fashion. That's why I'm always heading in my own direction, in parallel to fashion.“
— Yohji Yamamoto Japanese fashion designer 1943
Yohji Yamamoto. May I Help You? in Talking to Myself (2002), Ch. 9: Creation.
„O how wild I am to get to work, my fingers farely itch & my eyes water to see a fine picture again.“
— Mary Cassatt American painter and printmaker 1844 - 1926
quoted by Nancy Mowll Mathews, in Mary Cassatt: A Life, Villard Books, New York, 1994, p. 76 - ISBN 978-0-394-58497-3 Quote, c. 1871 - shortly after the archbishop of Pittsburgh commissioned Mary Cassatt to paint two copies of paintings by Correggio in Parma, Italy
— Rhonda Byrne Australian writer and producer 1951
„I don't rack my brains much over the subject of good and evil, but, on average, I haven't discovered much 'good' in men. Based on what I know of them, they are for the most part nothing but scoundrels.“
— Sigmund Freud Austrian neurologist known as the founding father of psychoanalysis 1856 - 1939
Correspondance avec le pasteur Pfister, 1909-1939, Gallimard, 1991, p.103; as quoted in Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World by Matthieu Ricard
— Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
— Linus Torvalds Finnish-American software engineer and hacker 1969
(About the C programming language, vs. C++)
— Robert A. Heinlein American science fiction author 1907 - 1988