„Punk: "The WWE Championship, in its physical form, was stolen from me and is currently held by someone who doesn't deserve it. Someone who doesn't pay the price. Someone who doesn't understand what it means... to be champion."“
— Phil Brooks American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist 1978
WWE Raw, February 04, 2013
„"You asking me the way?" "Yes," I said, "since I can't find it myself." "Give it up! Give it up!" said he, and turned with a sudden jerk, like someone who wants to be alone with his laughter.“
— Franz Kafka author 1883 - 1924
The Complete Stories (1971), Variant translation: The Policeman said to me, "You want to know the way? Give up! Just give up!" And he turned away like a man that wants to be alone with his laughter.
— John Thune United States Senator from South Dakota 1961
About, Michael Bloomberg, July 22, 2009. http://www.politico.com/blogs/glennthrush/0709/Bloomberg_Thune_has_a_lot_of_nerve.html
„He (Osama bin Laden) doesn't want to fight this war forever. A lot of people mistake him as someone who can't get along without fighting. But that's not clearly the case.“
— Michael Scheuer American counterterrorism analyst 1952
2000s, Hardball with Chris Matthews, November 16 2004.
„Don't be afraid of us, we are all the same. You can't get AIDS if you touch, hug, kiss, hold hands with someone who is infected.“
— Nkosi Johnson South African child AIDS activist 1989 - 2001
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource http://www.thebody.com/content/news/art42594.html
„It goes against the American storytelling grain to have someone in a situation he can't get out of, but I think this is very usual in life.“
— Kurt Vonnegut American writer 1922 - 2007
Playboy interview (1973), Context: It goes against the American storytelling grain to have someone in a situation he can't get out of, but I think this is very usual in life. There are people, particularly dumb people, who are in terrible trouble and never get out of it, because they're not intelligent enough. It strikes me as gruesome and comical that in our culture we have an expectation that man can always solve his problems. This is so untrue that it makes me want to cry — or laugh.
„I thought 'I can't be an actor, I can't'. Then this film came up and it was like someone saying to me, 'You can, don't give up'.“
— Keisha Castle-Hughes Australian actress 1990
On getting her role as "Paikea" in Whale Rider, as quoted in the actor profiles http://www.whaleriderthemovie.com/html/castcrew_cast.html at the official Whale Rider site http://www.whaleriderthemovie.com/.
— Joan Rivers American comedian, actress, and television host 1933 - 2014
Reported in The Quotable Quote Book (Carol Publishing Group, 1990), p. 258
„I was leaving the hotel to get to the fight when my phone went and someone said 'Hello Ricky, it's Tom'. I said 'Tom who?' and when he said 'Tom Jones' I told him to eff off! I thought it was a wind-up!“
— Ricky Hatton English former professional boxer 1978
Ricky Hatton on receiving a call from Tom Jones http://news2.thdo.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/funny_old_game/6275535.stm