„I don't think anyone ever remembers what they were really like as kids. Adults think they do, but they don't. Photos and videos don't capture the real you, or bring back to life the person you used to be. You have to return to the past to do that.“
Source: Sons of Destiny
„A woman always exaggerates her beauty and its influence when they are past; and it was a perpetual grief to think what her pretty face might have done for her.“
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
The Monthly Magazine
„"I know you don't have to help us out-it's a favor-"
"Stop. I don't do favors, Alec. I do things for you because-- well, why do you think I do them?“
Alec and Magnus, pg. 406
The Mortal Instruments, City of Ashes (2008)
„I think a woman who's confident, who's aware of her own abilities and her own limitations and who accepts gracefully failure as part of her life. All this combination makes a beautiful woman.“
— Mallika Sherawat Indian actress 1976
[The Quest for beauty, http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/10/01/quest/index.html, June 16 2006]
— Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
„I used to think that eighty was a very old age. Now I am ninety. I do not think this any more. As long as you are able to admire and to love, you are young.“
— Pablo Casals Catalan cellist and conductor 1876 - 1973
— Steve Martin American actor, comedian, musician, author, playwright, and producer 1945
„All of us can be influenced through psychological techniques. For example, if I say “don’t think of a black cat” what do you do? You think of a black cat because the command ‘think of a black cat’ was there in the sentence. Techniques like this can be used to influence people’s thoughts, behaviour, even their memory.“
— Derren Brown British illusionist 1971
TV Series and Specials (Includes DVDs), Mind Control (1999–2000) or Inside Your Mind on DVD
„I don’t want her to have a cat because she’ll end up talking baby talk to the cat. That’s the way it is, and how can a P. I. do that?“
— Sue Grafton American writer 1940 - 2017
On why Kinsey Millhone, the private-investigator heroine of her popular series of mystery novels, will never have a cat.
New York Times, p. C10 (August 4, 1994)
„I always think I should get on it if I want to have kids. Because once you hit thirty it can be difficult to conceive — it can be dangerous. The best time to conceive is when you're a black teenager.“
— Sarah Silverman American comedian and actress 1970
Rolling Stone (3 November 2005)
„What people need to understand is pussy is the Front Door to Life. Do you get that? Nobody ever thinks about it like that in the dusty ancient cabinet of old white men that think they know everything.“
— Margaret Cho American stand-up comedian 1968
From Her Books, FEMINISM
„Did you ever fly a kite in bed?
Did you ever walk with ten cats on your head?
Did you ever milk this kind of cow?
Well, we can do it. We know how.
If you never did, you should.
These things are fun and fun is good.“
Source: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
„Time in her eyes is spawning past life,
One with the ocean and the woman unfurled,
Holding all the love that waits for you here.“
— John Carder Bush British artist; brother of Kate Bush 1944
This portion of the track "Jig of Life" on his sister Kate's album Hounds of Love (1985) was actually written as well as spoken by JCB.
Jig of Life (1985)
Context: Can't you see where memories are kept bright?
Tripping on the water like a laughing girl.
Time in her eyes is spawning past life,
One with the ocean and the woman unfurled,
Holding all the love that waits for you here.
Catch us now for I am your future.
A kiss on the wind and we'll make the land.
Come over here to where When lingers,
Waiting in this empty world,
Waiting for Then, when the lifespray cools.
For Now does ride in on the curl of the wave,
And you will dance with me in the sunlit pools.
We are of the going water and the gone.
We are of water in the holy land of water
And all that's to come runs in
With the thrust on the strand.
„I do not think any man would ever treat a woman as his equal, and it is all I ask because I know my worth.“
— Berthe Morisot painter from France 1841 - 1895
from a long unpublished notebook of Berthe Morisot, 1890; as cited in Berthe Morisot, Jean-Dominique Rey; translation in English, Flammarion, S.A. (ISBN: 978-2-08-020345-8), Paris, 2010, 2016, p. 14
1881 - 1895