"Sex is not the answer. Sex is the question. "Yes" is the answer."
— Swami X
American boardwalk performer, born Dec 17, 1914

"If I had known I would live this long, I would have taken better care of myself."
— Swami X
American boardwalk performer, died August 29, 2015

"I hope that I will be the last victim in China's long record of treating words as crimes."
— Liu Xiaobo
Chinese activist, Nobel Prize laureate, born December 28, 1955

"My mother often said, as long as a person is happy at work, then poverty is nothing to be ashamed of."
— Yu Xinhua
Chinese poet, born March 22, 1976

"As the black night descended from the heavens, I knew that in the blink of an eye I would witness the death of the sunset. I saw the exposed and firm chest of the vast earth; its pose was one of calling, of beckoning. And just as a mother beckons her children, so the earth beckoned the coming of night."
— Yu Xinhua
Chinese poet, born March 22, 1976