— Wally Lamb american novelist 1950
„The important thing about adventures, thought Mr. Bunnsy, was that they shouldn't be so long as to make you miss mealtimes.“
— Terry Pratchett, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
— Andy Rooney writer, humorist, television personality 1919 - 2011
— Tim Seibles American poet 1955
„Miss Tillings: Stand up, Nigel Barton! Well, Nigel, do you know anything about this? I can't believe it was you!
Nigel Barton: No, Miss!
Miss Tillings: Then what do you know about it?
Nigel Barton: I think - I think I might have had the daffodil, Miss—
Miss Tillings: You might have had it? What do you mean, boy? Speak up!
Nigel Barton: The stem was all broke and somebody gave it to me, Miss.
Miss Tillings: Who gave it to you?
Nigel Barton: Ooh, I don't like to say, Miss.
Miss Tillings: You better had, Barton, and quick about it.
Nigel Barton: Georgie Pringle, Miss.“
— Dennis Potter English television dramatist, screenwriter and journalist 1935 - 1994
Barton incriminates Pringle, who has bullied him, in the crime of destroying the class's daffodil; the daffodil was actually destroyed by Barton himself.
— Kim Edwards, The Memory Keeper's Daughter
— Leo Buscaglia Motivational speaker, writer 1924 - 1998
— Bill Maher, Does Anybody Have a Problem With That? The Best of Politically Incorrect
— Richard Brinsley Sheridan Irish-British politician, playwright and writer 1751 - 1816
Act IV, sc. ii.