— Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977
— Robert E. Howard American author 1906 - 1936
"Beyond the Black River" (1935)
Context: "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."
— Rick Riordan American writer 1964
— Margaret Cho American stand-up comedian 1968
From Her Books, I Have Chosen To Stay And Fight, HATING ONESELF
— Mark Burns (televangelist) Christian pastor and founder of the NOW Television Network 1979
Twitter feed statement, in response to his having retweeted a cartoon image of Hillary Clinton in Blackface https://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/mark-burns-apologizes-clinton-blackface-227534#ixzz4IpY6wd3L
— Paul Williams (songwriter) American composer, singer, songwriter and actor 1940
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Context: Our paths have crossed and parted,
This love affair was started
Long, long ago.
This love survives the ages
In its story lives are pages
Fill them up, may ours turn slow.
„Yeah, I'm one of those guys--I'm either totally on time and--and everything's good, or I just--I just didn't know what happened, you know, and I just totally don't show up. Like not like late, like, I didn't know--my problem is that sometimes I'm real bad at getting information and retaining it, so…I dunno…Sometimes it's more forgetting than late.“
— Patrick Stump American musician 1984
„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.“
Outer Dark (1968)
— 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.
— Martin Lawrence American actor and director 1965
You So Crazy (1994)
— Barbara Kingsolver American author, poet and essayist 1955
— 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/
„I was a little confused as a kid because I grew up with my mom, and my mom is black. So, I was cultured in a very 'black' way. But when I go to school, I'm getting called 'white.' They would look at me, and they would curse me out. I didn't understand. I just knew I saw people of all different shades, and I was light. Now, I'm in a much bigger world.“
— Rihanna Barbadian singer, songwriter, and actress 1988
Allure magazine, January 2008.