„Bravery is to defend yourself from another, and the humanity is to defend the other from yourself.“
— Marko Miljanov author from Montenegro 1833 - 1901
„Yes, no matter how we defend ourselves against the outside we’re always licked by something from the inside. There’s no defense against betrayal, and we all betray ourselves.“
— Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination
Chapter 12 (p. 188).
— Brian Tracy American motivational speaker and writer 1944
„I think that if you get too close to the character, if you do too much historical research, you may find yourself defending your view of a character against the author's view, and I think that's terribly dangerous.“
— Tim Curry English actor, voice artist, comedian and singer 1946
Tim Curry Plunges Ahead Into the Past, Part IV http://www.nytimes.com/1990/01/24/theater/tim-curry-plunges-ahead-into-the-past-part-iv.html (January 24, 1990)
Is gonna be a sudden craze
Is bound to be the very next phase...“
— Donovan Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist 1946
„You know the man who told me about it on the bus,
as it went up the hill out of Scranton, Pennsylvania,
he shrugged his shoulders, he shook his head,
and he said (and this is exactly what he said)
"Boy that sure must've been something.
Just imagine thirty thousand pounds of bananas.
Yes, there were thirty thousand pounds of mashed bananas.
Of bananas. Just bananas. Thirty thousand pounds.
of Bananas—not no driver now. Just bananas!"“
— Harry Chapin American musician 1942 - 1981
30,000 Pounds of Bananas
„The truth is, the notion that gay marriage is harmful to marriage, is sort of mind-boggling, because these are people trying to get married. But it seems to me, if you want to defend marriage against something, defend it against divorce.“
— Cokie Roberts American journalist 1943
Real Time with Bill Maher, August 6, 2004