„The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations. They are wrong. It is a soft ‚G,‘ pronounced ‚jif.‘ End of story“

– Stephen Earl Wilhite (*3. März 1948, +14. März 2022

„He who touched it last, owned it“

– Lorinda Landgraf Cherry (*18. November 1944, +Februar 2022)

„Alles ist eins – außer der Null“

– Herwart Holland-Moritz (*20. Dezember 1951, +29. Juli 2001)

„In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.“

– Douglas Noël Adams (*11. März 1952, +11. Mai 2001)

„No, I am your father.“

– David Prowse (*1. Juli 1935, +28. November 2020)

„Squares was the logical thing to do […] Of course, the logical thing was not the only possibility […] but we used squares. It was something very foolish that everyone in the world has been suffering from ever since.“

– Russell A. Kirsch (*20. Juni 1929, +11. August 2020)

„I have been mistakenly identified as “the father of the graphical user interface for the Macintosh”. I was not. However, a paternity test might expose me as one of its many grandparents.“

– Lawrence Gordon Tesler (*24. April 1945, +17. Februar 2020)

„When you set out to do a show about a sponge, you don’t expect the kind of appeal that he’s had.“

– Stephen McDannell Hillenburg (*21. August 1961, +26. November 2018)

„And a lean, silent figure slowly fades into the gathering darkness, aware at last that in this world, with great power there must also come – great responsibility!“

– Stanley Martin Lieber [Stan Lee] (*28. Dezember 1922, +12. November 2018)

„Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.“

– Stephen William Hawking (*8. Januar 1942, +14. März 2018)

„Reality is much worse than any stories about ghosts, zombies or aliens.“

– George Andrew Romero (*4. Februar 1940 , +16. Juli 2017)

„How many actors have a shot at being a part of something that became a part of pop culture? It’s been very rewarding. I’m not getting the 20 million bucks for the new movies, but at least I’m getting warmth and recognition from people wherever I go.“

– William West Anderson [Adam West] (*19. September 1928, +9. Juni 2017)

„I’m not surprised by  the widespread use of the Internet […] By 1975, most of the technology was available; by 1985 it was affordable; but it didn’t take off until 1995 […] My Timing was awful.“

– Robert William Taylor (*10. Februar 1932, +13. April 2017)

“Actors are not always the best judges. We have a peculiar idea of what we think we are, and sometimes it’s best left to others to decide what we play.”

– Sir John Vincent Hurt (*22. Januar 1940, +25. Januar 2017)

„I have two moods. One is Roy, rollicking Roy, the wild ride of a mood. And Pam, sediment Pam, who stands on the shore and sobs … Sometimes the tide is in, sometimes it’s out.“

– Carrie Fisher (*21. Oktober 1956, +27. Dezember 2016)