— Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977
— Joanne Harris, livre Chocolat
„I'm not going out of my way looking for devils; but I wouldn't step out of my path to let one go by.“
— Robert E. Howard American author 1906 - 1936
"Beyond the Black River" (1935)
Contexte: "There's nothing in the universe cold steel won't cut," answered Conan. "I threw my ax at the demon, and he took no hurt, but I might have missed in the dusk, or a branch deflected its flight. I'm not going out of my way looking for devils; but I wouldn't step out of my path to let one go by."
„I could care less where my breasts are as long as they are on my body, … and I'm sorry I just don't care that much about gravity…. My lawless, braless ways are rather outlaw.“
— Margaret Cho American stand-up comedian 1968
From Her Books, HATING ONESELF
— Vladimir Nabokov, livre Lolita
Variante: Don't cry, I'm sorry to have deceived you so much, but that's how life is.
„Cat: Where are you going?
Alice: Which way should I go?
Cat: That depends on where you are going.
Alice: I don’t know.
Cat: Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.“
— Lewis Carroll, livre Les Aventures d'Alice au pays des merveilles
Source: Alice in Wonderland
„A nation that in many ways was created—I'm sorry to have to say this, from way back—on racist principles, that's a fact, we have come a long way as a nation.“
— Bernie Sanders American politician, senator for Vermont 1941
"Bernie Sanders to Liberty University: America Founded on 'Racist Principles, That's a Fact'" by Fred Lucas, in The Blaze (14 September 2015) http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/09/14/bernie-sanders-to-liberty-university-america-founded-on-racist-principles-thats-a-fact/
— Deng Xiaoping Chinese politician, Paramount leader of China 1904 - 1997
Quoted in Hung Li China's Political Situation and the Power Struggle in Peking (1977), p. 107
According to Chambers Dictionary of Quotations (1993), p. 315, this quote is from a speech at the Communist Youth League conference in July 1962.
„Yeah, I have a question," said the guy with the wicked eyes… "My question is, I quit. I'm going to quit.“
— Daniel Handler, livre Adverbs
Adverbs (2006), Wrongly
„I'm an animal lover and my two cats are my world, so I don't wear any fur. I don't support the fur industry. And I'm not really into animal prints either, I just don't like the idea of me saying "I'm wearing a big cat today."“
— Alyssa Campanella American model 1990
"Meet the former Miss USA turned fashion blogger, Alyssa Campanella, who is dominating NYFW" https://www.aol.com/article/2016/02/11/meet-the-former-miss-usa-turned-fashion-blogger-alyssa-campanel/21310867/?guccounter=1, interview with AOL (February 11, 2016).
„I'm gonna miss that smile, I'm gonna miss you my friend
Even though it hurts the way it ended up, I'd do it all again
So play it sweet in heaven 'cause that's right where you wanna be
I'm not cryin' 'cause I feel so sorry for you, I'm cryin' for me.“
— Toby Keith American country music singer and actor 1961
Cryin' for Me.
Song lyrics, American Ride (2009)
„Way Down South in Dixie
(Break the heart of me)
They hung my black young lover
To a cross roads tree.“
— Langston Hughes American writer and social activist 1902 - 1967
"Song for a Dark Girl" (l. 1-4), from Fine Clothes to the Jew (1927)
— Patrick Stump American musician 1984
Friends or Enemies.com
„I don't like to stay long outside of Kraków. I was always happy to go back there, just like a cat. Well, that's my mental structure.“
— Włodzimierz Ptak immunologist 1928 - 2019
Bętkowska, Teresa (August–September 2010). Mistrz niszowej dyscypliny http://www2.almamater.uj.edu.pl/126/17.pdf (PDF). Alma Mater (in Polish). Kraków: Jagiellonian University (126–127): pp. 41–46.
„If you walk away I'll walk away
first tell me which road you will take
I don't want to risk our paths crossing someday
so you walk that way I'll walk this way“
— Conor Oberst American musician 1980
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (2005)
„Yes mam. I'm sorry you've had such troubles.
Mm-hmm. Sorry. Don’t need sorry. Not in this house. Sorry laid the hearth here. Sorry ways and sorry people and heavensent grief and heartache to make you pine for your death.“
— Cormac McCarthy, livre L'Obscurité du dehors
Outer Dark (1968)