— Mitch Albom American author 1958
Zdroj: Have a Little Faith: a True Story
— Alanis Morissette Canadian-American singer-songwriter 1974
Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie (1998)
— David Foster Wallace, kniha The Pale King
Zdroj: The Pale King (2011)
— Stanley Cavell American philosopher 1926 - 2018
The Division of Talent (1985)
„Politics is when people choose their words and actions based on how they want others to react rather than based on what they really think.“
— Patrick Lencioni American writer 1965
Zdroj: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
— Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Jordanian businesspeople 1938
How do you make correct decisions? By one word: Experience
How do you gain experience? By two words: Wrong decisions"
— Czeslaw Milosz Polish, poet, diplomat, prosaist, writer, and translator 1911 - 2004
— Margaret Mead American anthropologist 1901 - 1978
— Oscar Wilde Irish writer and poet 1854 - 1900
„Learning how to discipline your speech is a way of preventing your energies from spilling out of you through the rupture of your mouth, exhausting you and filling the world with words, words, words instead of serenity, peace and bliss.“
— Elizabeth Gilbert, kniha Eat, Pray, Love
Zdroj: Eat, Pray, Love
„Dear Snæfríður, is it not clear to you how disastrous your words were, when you said just now that you do not fear the eye of God watching over you?“
— Halldór Laxness Icelandic author 1902 - 1998
Íslandsklukkan (Iceland's Bell) (1946), Part II: The Fair Maiden
„Oh, come along, reader of the High Journal; if you do not love words, how will you love the communication?“
— R. A. Lafferty American writer 1914 - 2002
Epigraph (of "Epiktistes")
Arrive at Easterwine (1971)
Kontext: Oh, come along, reader of the High Journal; if you do not love words, how will you love the communication? How will you forgive me my tropes, communicate the love?
„Fine… a word that you said when someone asked how you were but didn't really care to know the truth.“
— Sarah Dessen, kniha The Truth About Forever
Zdroj: The Truth About Forever
„You know how teachers tell you the magic word is 'please'? That's not true. The magic word is 'puke'. It will get you out of class faster than anything else.“
— Rick Riordan, kniha The Demigod Files
Zdroj: The Demigod Files
„When you showed someone how you felt, it was fresh and honest. When you told someone how you felt, there might be nothing behind the words but habit or expectation.“
— Jodi Picoult, kniha Handle With Care
Varianta: When you showed someone how you felt, it was fesh and honest. Whe you told someone how you felt, there might be nothing behind the words but habit or expectation.
Zdroj: Handle with Care
„Anyway, how are you and Ramona doing?'
Uh… you know. Pretty good.'
Have you said the L-Word yet?'
The L-Word? You mean? Lesbian?'
Uh… No. The other L-Word.'
Okay. Uh, It's "love." I wasn't trying to trick you or anything.“
— Bryan Lee O'Malley Artist 1979
Zdroj: Scott Pilgrim, Volume 4: Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together
„If you want understand how a woman loves you just have to listen her words backwards. If you want to understand how a man loves, when he talks about love you must close your ears.“
— Menotti Lerro Italian poet 1980
Donna Giovanna, Act I, scene ii.
„You can see how the word responsibility is in essence the ability to respond. To become responsible is to step into this ability and chose to both create and respond to your life instead of to passively react to it as if it is happening to you. It is stepping into authority over yourself. It is a highly empowered state. It is a state of accountability.“
— Teal Swan American spiritual teacher 1984