„Here we judge you by what you do, not by who your father was. Here you can be something. Here's a place to build a home. It isn't the land-there's always more land. it's the idea that we all have value, you and me, we're worth something more than the dirt. I never saw dirt I'd die for, but I'm not asking you to come join us and fight for dirt. What we're all fighting for, in the end, is each other.“
— Michael Shaara American writer 1928 - 1988
Part I, CH 2: Chamberlain, p. 32
„We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.“
— Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910
„If a man isn't being nice when you're out, all you have to do is remain polite and then go home early.“
— Sherry Argov, Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl—A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship
— Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963
"The Death of the Hired Man" (1914)
„What's going on? What do we do now? "Don't fuck anybody or you die! Never mind, here comes MC Hammer."“
— Dylan Moran Irish actor and comedian 1971
On sexual freedom throughout generations.
„Archie's been living off the fat of the land.
I'm here to give him his pension plan.
When you come to the fight don't block the door.
'Cause you'll all go home after round four.“
— Muhammad Ali African American boxer, philanthropist and activist 1942 - 2016
Before his fight with Archie Moore (1962), as quoted in "Muhammad Ali was also great for civil rights" by Mark Wiedmer, in Times Free Press <!-- [Chattanooga TN http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/17/muhammad-ali-also-great-for-civil-rights/?print --> (17 January 2012)]
„If young people don’t like reading, let’s not blame television or the modern world or school. Or rather, blame them all, but only after asking what we have done to that ideal reader since the days when we played at being both storyteller and book.“
— Daniel Pennac French author 1944
The Rights of the Reader (2008 translation by Sarah Adams)