„I like being able to fire people who provide services to me.“
„But, the people who criticized these people were … what? I am so disgusted with people who think free speech is defined as being able to say what you think without being criticized.“
— Jonah Goldberg American political writer and pundit 1969
In reference to Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks comment at the 49th Grammy Awards that "People are using their freedom of speech tonight [by giving us] all these awards. I'm very humbled."
„I knew the people who worked for me. When you know people, you have to behave towards them like human beings.“
— Oskar Schindler German industrialist and Holocaust rescuer 1908 - 1974
Response in 1965, to Moshe Bejski, one of the Schindlerjuden, who later a became a justice on the Supreme Court of Israel and president of the Commission to honor the Righteous Among the Nations, as quoted in "Schindler : Why did he do it?" (2010) by Louis Bülow http://www.auschwitz.dk/why/why.htm.
„People who want a cure, provided they can have it without pain, are like those who favour progress, provided they can have it without change.“
— Anthony de Mello, Awareness: A de Mello Spirituality Conference in His Own Words
„I was a whole new human being, he said of this transformation. I liked people, they liked me. It was like an exorcism, kicking the devil outta me!“
— Jack LaLanne American exercise instructor 1914 - 2011
In "Jack LaLanne dies at 96; spiritual father of U.S. fitness movement, LosAngeles Times"
„…with like-minded people one cannot discuss. With like-minded people one can only participate in a church service, and, as is widely known, I do not like church services.“
— Ayaan Hirsi Ali Dutch feminist, author 1969
NOS Journaal, official Dutch newsrail, 8 pm, August 30, 2006. "Met gelijkgezinden kun je alleen maar een kerkdienst* houden, en zoals bekend, houd ik niet van kerkdiensten." "Kerkdienst" means church service of a Christian denomination, such as Mass (liturgy) and cannot be used in Dutch to describe a Muslim prayer service.
„Robert, I don't like people who bottle out. So Robert - You're fired. (to Robert Goodwin when he was fired before the final boardroom in the second task)“
— Alan Sugar British business magnate, media personality, and political advisor 1947
„I write movies about mavericks, about people who break rules, and I don't like movies about people who are pulverised for being mavericks.“
— Quentin Tarantino American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor 1963
Virgin.Net interview http://www.virgin.net/movies/interviews/quentin.html
„…[B]eing part of The L Word made me realize how much more television can be that what I had experienced in my lifetime in terms of being able to be of service to people. I had so many fans come up to me who were really deeply appreciative of the show and what it had meant for them and their own sense of identity and their own sense of inclusion in our society and in our culture.“
— Jennifer Beals American actress and a former teen model 1963
Interview with TV Drama Watch (4 February 2011) http://tvdramawatch.com/2011/02/04/the-chicago-code-interview-with-jennifer-beals/.
„There is complete transparency, no bureaucracy or bribery, and people are provided with a cultured service. In fact, this is the way it should be. "ASAN xidmət" is a very important institutional center not only in the field of public services, but also for society as a whole.“
— Ilham Aliyev 4th President of Azerbaijan from 2003 1961
During the opening of Qabala regional “ASAN xidmət” center (10 August 2016) http://en.president.az/articles/20790
„We did not receive cooperation from various departments, but still we are able to provide the tablet to the people.“
— Kapil Sibal Indian lawyer and politician 1948
On the Aakash tablet project, as quoted in Did not receive enough support for Aakash tablet project: Kapil Sibal http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-did-not-receive-enough-support-for-aakash-tablet-project-kapil-sibal-1940151, DNA India (24 December 2013)
„Get out of the house. Find other human beings to communicate with. Read a book. Do yoga. Meditate. Be of service. That is one of the biggest single most things to get one out of oneself, is being of service to people who are less fortunate than ourselves.“
— Gillian Anderson American-British film, television and theatre actress, activist and writer 1968
When asked for a motivational advice — Reddit "The Reigning Queen of TV" here. Also known as "mom." Gillian Anderson here, AMA." https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/20cavl/the_reigning_queen_of_tv_here_also_known_as_mom/#cg1tob1 (March 13, 2014)
— Morarji Desai Former Indian Finance Minister, Freedom Fighters, Former prime minister 1896 - 1995