„They're gonna write that I'm a fag and the people is gonna believe it“
„Shower the people you love with love.
Show them the way that you feel.
Things are gonna work out fine if you only will (do as I say, yeah).
Shower the people you love with love.
Show them the way that you feel.
Things are gonna be much better if you only will.“
— James Taylor American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1948
"Shower the People"
„Of course I hate these people and let's all hate these people because maybe hate is what we need if we're gonna get something done.“
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
In 1989 interview http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/07/politics/trump-larry-king-central-park-five/index.html with Larry King, about the Central Park Five (who had, as was later discovered, been wrongfully convicted)
„The man writes with such genuine passion for the books he's discussing. With so many critics you feel they're writing so people will say they're good critics.“
— William Empson English literary critic and poet 1906 - 1984
W. H. Auden, recorded in Alan Ansen (ed. Nicholas Jenkins) The Table Talk of W. H. Auden (London: Faber, 1991) p. 44.
„They want a race war. We must be peaceful people. They are gonna poke and poke and poke, and our government is going to stand by and let them do it. We must be — we must take the role of Martin Luther King, because I do not believe that Martin Luther King believed in, "Kill all white babies."“
— Glenn Beck U.S. talk radio and television host 1964
The Glenn Beck Program Premiere Radio Networks 2010-07-12 Beck: "They want a race war … and our government is going to stand by and let them do it" 2010-07-12 Media Matters for America http://mediamatters.org/mmtv/201007120021 on The New Black Panther Party
„United States can't impose peace. We can encourage the development of a state…. We can facilitate that. But we can't force people to make hard decisions. They're gonna have to do that themselves…. Gotta ask yourselves, why don't they want there to be a democracy. The answer is, because it doesn't fit in with their ideological vision.“
— George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
Oct. 17, 2007 press conference, talking about the Palestinians (not the Iraqis)
„I also heard he got busted for smoking weed and he’s really sorry about it and people make mistakes and he’s never gonna do it again.“
— Justin Bieber Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor 1994
Referring to himself, during a skit on SNL’s the Miley Cyrus Show, as quoted in Huffington Post "Justin Bieber Apologizes For Smoking Weed On 'Saturday Night Live'" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/10/justin-bieber-apologizes-smoking-weed_n_2657314.html, February 2013
„Remember me? I'm the one who burned your house down/But I'm out now/And this time I'm coming back to blow your house up/And I ain't gonna leave you with a window to jump out of!/Give me two fat tabs and three shrooms/And you won't see me like fat people in steam rooms/And when I'm going to hell and I'm getting ready to leave/I'ma put air in a bag and charge people to breathe!“
— Eminem American rapper and actor 1972
"Bad Meets Evil" (Track 19).
„How many special people change? / How many lives are living strange? / Where were you while we were getting high?
People believe that they're gonna get away for the summer/ But you and I/ We live and die/ The world still spins around we don't know why.
Someday you will find me, caught beneath the landslide / In a champagne supernova in the sky.“
— Noel Gallagher British musician 1967
„People that are uptight about the kiss on the magazine are the same people that are gonna be watching macho football players in tight pants wrestle around and slap each other on the butt and think it's the all russian macho thing to do.“
— Flea (musician) American musician 1962
„You don't necessarily have to write to be a poet. Some people work in gas stations and they're poets. I don't call myself a poet, because I don't like the word. I'm a trapeze artist.“
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941