„Probably I am very naive, but I also think I prefer to remain so, at least for the time being and perhaps for the rest of my life.“
— Edsger W. Dijkstra Dutch computer scientist 1930 - 2002
(Refering to his conclusion to the Barber paradox or Russell's paradox.) Dijkstra (1985) Where is Russell's paradox? http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/EWD/transcriptions/EWD09xx/EWD923a.html (EWD 923A).
— Bernard Malamud American author 1914 - 1986
Dubin's Lives (1979)
„YOU ARE WHAT you believe you are. You live, enjoy life and suffer according to that belief. What you believe, you live; or you do not believe it.“
— Barry Long Australian spiritual teacher and writer 1926 - 2003
„It was terribly difficult. It's not something I ever wanted in my life. Naively I just thought, 'oh I've got this great part'. I never thought about the reality of all the stuff that went with it. I'm actually quite a shy person when I'm not on stage.“
— Elaine Paige English singer and actress 1948
Regarding Paige's fame after Evita
— T. B. Joshua Nigerian Christian leader 1963
On the need to believe in your business - "TB Joshua Speaks On Beauty, Business" https://www.nigeriafilms.com/style/131-religion-section/29715-tb-joshua-speaks-on-beauty-business Nigeria Films (March 23 2015)
„Attlee: I'm one of those people who are incapable of religious feeling.
Harris: Do you mean you have no feeling about Christianity, or that you have no feeling about God, Christ, and life after death?
Attlee: Believe in the ethics of Christianity. Can't believe in the mumbo jumbo.
Harris: Would you say you are an agnostic?
Attlee: I don't know.
Harris: Is there an after-life, do you think?
— Clement Attlee Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1883 - 1967
To his official biographer Kenneth Harris two years before his death. In Kenneth Harris, Attlee, pp. 563-4.
„In my life so far, I have discovered that there are really only two kinds of people: those who are for you, and those who are against you. Learn to recognize them, for they are often and easily mistaken for each other.“
— Lemmy Kilmister British singer-songwriter 1945 - 2015