— Gertrude Stein, книга The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933)
— A. P. Herbert, книга Uncommon Law
"The Negotiable Cow".
Uncommon Law (1935)
„We are never ever ever… getting back together.
We are never ever ever… getting back together.
You go talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to me.
But we are never ever ever ever… getting back together.
— Taylor Swift American singer-songwriter 1989
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, written by Taylor Swift, Max Martin, and Shellback.
Song lyrics, Red (2012)
„With the inevitability of a tongue returning to probe a painful tooth, we come back and back and back again to our fears, sitting to talk them over with the eagerness of a hungry man before a full and steaming plate.“
— Clive Barker author, film director and visual artist 1952
Источник: Books of Blood: Volume Two
„talk, talk, talk about it
you talk as if you care
but when your talk is over
tilt that bottle in the air
tossing back more than your share“
— Natalie Merchant American singer-songwriter 1963
Song lyrics, In My Tribe (1987), Don't Talk
„With Jackson there was quiet solitude. Just to sit and look at the landscape. An inner quietness. After dinner, to sit on the back porch and look at the light. No need for talking. For any kind of communication.“
— Lee Krasner American artist 1908 - 1984
Quote of Krasner in: Eleanor C. Munro (1982) Originals: American women artists. p. 114.
„Having faith in God did not mean sitting back and doing nothing. It meant believing you would find success if you did your best honestly and energetically.“
— Ken Follett, книга The Pillars of the Earth
Источник: The Pillars of the Earth
„I was amazed to receive later a substantial sum for sitting in my room and talking about myself. If only I could get some of the back pay!“
— Quentin Crisp, книга The Naked Civil Servant
Источник: The Naked Civil Servant (1968), Ch. 15
„Interviewer: In other words you were born with your destiny tied to cows. So, of course you must love cows?“
— Hiromu Arakawa award winning Japanese manga artist 1973
Interview with mobuta.com (2004)
„Facts are ventriloquists' dummies. Sitting on a wise man's knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere, they say nothing, or talk nonsense...“
— Aldous Huxley, книга Time Must Have a Stop
Источник: Time Must Have a Stop (1944), Chapter XXX, Character Bruno Rontini
„I don’t have to do nothing you say, you old heifer cow. And you are old. Really, really old. And a cow, too. (Simi)“
— Sherrilyn Kenyon, книга Dance with the Devil
Источник: Dance with the Devil
— Narcisse Virgilio Díaz French painter 1807 - 1876
Quote of Diaz to Millet, c. 1860's, viewing a Nude painting of Millet; as quoted by Arthur Hoeber in The Barbizon Painters – being the story of the Men of thirty – associate of the National Academy of Design; publishers, Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1915, p. 17
Quotes of Diaz
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
Источник: The Great Gatsby
— Libba Bray, Going Bovine
Источник: Going Bovine
„I was wondering what electrons are actually doing when they sit in your hard drive in an old laptop at the back of your closet. I mean, how does an electron sit still — is it like a cartoon M&M learning back in a folding beach chair? Is it like an angry little steel ball bearing hovering there, just waiting to go nuts on protons? What’s the mechanism that starts and stops the electron? Who’s its dungeon master?“
— Douglas Coupland, книга JPod