„title of Goya's undated 80 etchings, 1808 - 1814; as quoted by Robert Hughes, in: Goya. Borzoi Book - Alfred Knopf, New York, 2003, p. 272“
— Francisco Goya, the official title of Goya's series of 80 undated etchings he started to make in 1808 on the Peninsular War between France and Spain (1808-1814); most war activities and cruelties took place in Spain. None of these etchings were printed in Goya's lifetime.
„Anybody can play. The note is only 20 percent. The attitude of the motherfucker who plays it is 80 percent.“
— Miles Davis American jazz musician 1926 - 1991
„The road to the Olympics, leads to no city, no country. It goes far beyond New York or Moscow, ancient Greece or Nazi Germany. The road to the Olympics leads — in the end — to the best within us.“
— Jesse Owens American track and field athlete 1913 - 1980
As quoted in [http://web.archive.org/web/20071219045105/http://voanews.com/specialenglish/archive/2002-06/a-2002-06-07-2-1.cfm People In America : "Jesse Owens" by Barbara Dash] on VOA (7 June 2002)
„To French PM Guy Mollet after British PM Sir Anthony Eden unilaterally cancelled the Suez operation, thus angering Mollet. (6 November 1956), as quoted in Europe's Troubled Peace, 1945-2000 (2006) by Tom Buchanan, p.102“
— Konrad Adenauer German statesman, Federal Chancellor of Germany, politician (CDU) 1876 - 1967
— Archimedes Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer -287 - -212 př. n. l.
What he exclaimed as he ran naked from his bath, realizing that by measuring the displacement of water an object produced, compared to its weight, he could measure its density (and thus determine the proportion of gold that was used in making a king's crown); as quoted by Vitruvius Pollio in De Architectura, ix.215;
— Lynn Margulis American evolutionary biologist 1938 - 2011
— Henri Cartier-Bresson French photographer 1908 - 2004