Source: The Homeward Bounders (1981), p. 56.
„I did not speak until I was 16. I understood everything everyone said and I would want to talk, but I just didn't know how to say it.“
— Thomas McKean 1734 - 1817
Autistic Writer Finds Voice, Delivers a Message of Hope
— Teresa Heinz Kerry Portuguese–American businesswoman, widow of Sen. H. John Heinz III and wife of Secretary of State John Kerry 1938
Colin McNickle, "Teresa Heinz Kerry tells editor to 'shove it'" http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/tribune-review/trib/pmupdate/s_205203.html, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2004-07-26)
Said to McNickle, an editor from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, during a reception at the Massachusetts State House, Boston (2004-07-25).
„I didn't say I was afraid of dying, I answered, I said that I was afraid to get on a plane. There is a difference.“
David to Dr. Singh
The Book of Illusions (2002)
Source: The Picture of Dorian Gray
„Here," she said. "This is for you."
"I didn't really get you anything," I sputtered. "I mean, I didn't know that you were going to be here, and--"
"Don't worry. It's your embarrassment at not having the thought that counts.“
— David Levithan American author and editor 1972
Source: Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
„Trump: No, I didn't use the word. I never said the word, Bill. I don't know who told you -- I would never use the word. I didn't say the word. I said, "you can tell them to go [beat of silence] themselves."
O'Reilly: But the lips kind of moved in the --
Trump: Well, they might have. No, I didn't say the word. I wouldn't do that. Even I -- hey Bill, even I wouldn't do that, okay. No, I never said the word.“
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
On an interview on The O'Reilly Factor (6 February 2016)
2010s, 2016, February
„:No, you're wrong. I didn't say it here. You don't know what the hell I said, with all due respect.“
— Bill O'Reilly American political commentator, television host and writer 1949
„People say "Ted Bundy didn't show any emotion, there must be something in there". I showed emotion. You know what people said? "See, he really can get violent and angry."“
— Ted Bundy American serial killer 1946 - 1989
1977 interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEWsxCrMM1U in Pitkin County Prison, Colorado
— Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001).
„Acting requires so much delving into yourself and exposing yourself, so it's sensible to be wondering, Do I still want to be doing this? But I enjoy the work, and everything is so solid at home. I don't care if they say I've had buttock implants. Or not. I don't care. Go ahead! That's the nice thing about getting to the age I am. I could have said I didn't care before -- but secretly I did. And now I really don't.“
— Kate Beckinsale English actress 1973
Allure magazine, March 2008.
Source: Ender's Game
— Martin Firrell British artist and activist 1963
Quoted at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts website (December 2009).
Source: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
„I didn't say that my son died for Israel. I've never said that. I saw somebody wrote that and it wasn't my words. Those aren't even words that I would say.“
— Cindy Sheehan American antiwar activist 1957
Cindy Sheehan Sheehan says someone else made up the "my son died for Israel" quote that has been attributed to her Interview with Anderson Cooper on CNN http://representativepress.blogspot.com/2005/08/cindy-sheehan-mother-of-spc-casey.html CNN.com 4 March 2004