„Like a pale martyr in his shirt of fire.“

—  Alexander Smith, Scene 2.
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—  Craig Ferguson Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist 1962
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„Because you paled on seeing my ugliness, your son shall be pale (pandu), and that will be his name, O, woman with the beautiful face.“

—  Vyasa central and revered figure in most Hindu traditions
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„[When asked if he sees the future with people wearing shirts with his face on it]“

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