— Kazuo Ishiguro Japanese-born British author 1954
„Children born of fairy stock
Never need for shirt or frock,
Never want for food or fire,
Always get their heart's desire...“
— Robert Graves English poet and novelist 1895 - 1985
"I'd Love To Be A Fairy's Child".
— Craig Ferguson Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist 1962
On the creation of St. Valentine's Day. (14 February 2010)
— Sören Kierkegaard, The Journals of Kierkegaard
„To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuff-box, is like giving a pair of laced ruffles to a man that has never a shirt on his back.“
— Thomas Brown 1662 - 1704
Laconics, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "Like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt", Sorbienne (1610–1670); also used in Oliver Goldsmith, The Haunch of Venison.
— Walter Scott Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet 1771 - 1832
Canto VI, stanza 21.
— Phil Brown (footballer) English association football player and manager 1959
1-Oct-2005, Radio Derby A good washing powder was required after the game.
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941
— Miguel de Unamuno 19th-20th century Spanish writer and philosopher 1864 - 1936
— Noel Fielding British comedian and actor 1973
I’d like that, yeah. Teenage girls with my face on their breasts. Is that what you want me to say? [...] I’d like it. Everyone would like it. I think everyone should be made to wear body-suits which are collages of my face.