„I can't sing. As a singist I am not a success. I am saddest when I sing. So are those who hear me. They are sadder even than I am.“
— Artemus Ward American writer 1834 - 1867
Artemus Ward, His Travels http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/eafbin2/toccer-eaf?id=Weaf483&tag=public&data=/www/data/eaf2/private/texts&part=0, Lecture (1865).
— John Fletcher English Jacobean playwright 1579 - 1625
The Wild Goose Chase (c. 1621; published 1652), Act II. 2.
„Oh! We already, we done already done it, done it, dammit! I could you know, like, sing a thing, and then not sing it for a little while, and then sing it again… and people would be like, "Why'd he sing that again?"“
— Dave Matthews American singer-songwriter, musician and actor 1967
Before "Halloween", Live at Luther College
„Hell, I'm not saying I'm an angel, but when it came to dirty tricks I couldn't hold a candle to the Irish Mafia.“
— Jimmy Hoffa American labor leader 1913 - 1975
Chapter 7, Gangsters and the "Irish Mafia", p. 128
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German writer, artist, and politician 1749 - 1832
Ich singe, wie der Vogel singt Der in den Zweigen wohnet. Bk. II, Ch. 11
— Conor Oberst American musician 1980
Haligh, Haligh, A Lie, Haligh
„Crimson clover I discover
By the garden gate,
And the bees about her hover,
But the robins wait.
Sing, robins, sing,
Sing a roundelay,—
'Tis the latest flower of Spring
Coming with the May!“
— Dora Read Goodale U.S. poet 1866 - 1953
Red Clover; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 122.
— Bertolt Brecht German poet, playwright, theatre director 1898 - 1956
In den finsteren Zeiten Wird da auch gesungen werden? Da wird auch gesungen werden. Von den finsteren Zeiten. "Motto to the 'Svendborg Poems' " [Motto der 'Svendborger Gedichte] (1939), trans. John Willett in Poems, 1913-1956, p. 320
— Langston Hughes American writer and social activist 1902 - 1967
Context: I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother. They send me to eat in the kitchen When company comes, But I laugh, And eat well, And grow strong. "I, Too, Sing America," in the magazine Survey Graphic (March 1925); reprinted in Selected Poems (1959)
— Walter Savage Landor British writer 1775 - 1864
To Robert Browning (1846).
„We all sing about the things we're thinking; musicals are about expressing those emotions that you can't talk about.“
— Anthony Stewart Head English actor 1954
Giles Ahead Time Out - London's Living Guide January 9-16 2002 http://www.gilesfanfic.de/default.php?url=artikel_11_oton