They have said...
The section “They have said...” includes every quote published on the front page of the site. They are presented in reverse chronological order, the most recent ones to the oldest. The first quote was published on 23 February 2001. You can browse through the archives via the page navigation, which is at the bottom of this page. You can also search for a specific quote using the search box located to the right of the main menu bar or by using the advanced search tool that you find in the menu “Resources”.
“Walking soothes. The regular placement of one foot in front of the other while at the same time rowing rhythmically with the arms, the rising rate of respiration, the slight stimulation of the pulse, the actions required of eye and ear for determining direction and maintaining balance, the feeling of the passing air brushing against the skin – all these are events that mass about the body and mind in a quite irresistible fashion and allow the soul, be it ever so atrophied and bruised, to grow and expand.”
– Patrick Süskind, The pigeon
“The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place, and I don't care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward.”
– Rocky Balboa (2006)
“Je voyais poindre ces minuscules silhouettes dans l'ampleur de la plaine vide et je ressentais profondément la vulnérabilité, la fragilité de l'enfance en ce monde, et que c'est pourtant sur ces frêles épaules que nous faisons porter le poids de nos espoirs déçus et de nos éternels recommencements.”
– Gabrielle Roy, Ces enfants de ma vie
“Kids, you may think your only choices are to swallow your anger, or throw it in someone's face. But there's a third option. You can just let it go. And only when you do that is it really gone, and you can move forward.”
– How I Met Your Mother, 4th season, 6th episode
“The free communication of ideas and of opinions is one of the most precious rights of man. Any citizen may therefore speak, write and publish freely, except what is tantamount to the abuse of this liberty in the cases determined by law.”
– Declaration of Human and Civic Rights (France, 26 August 1789), article 11