1. "C. K. Prahalad ". . .he may well be the most influential thinker on business strategy today." BusinessWeek"
- C.K. Prahalad, The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits
2. "The future, wrote C. K. Brightbill, will belong not only to the educated man, but to the man who is educated to use his leisure wisely."
- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Flow: The Psychology of Happiness
4. "Practice Problems 1. Solve for p in terms of m: 2 2 16 m p 2. Solve for x in terms of b and K: bx K 2 3. Solve for m in terms of c and d: c m d 2 4. Solve for x in terms of a, b, and c: bx a c–3 5. Solve for w in terms of V, l, and h: V lwh 6. Solve for h in terms of A and b:"
- Donny Brusca, Algebra I Common Core Regents Course Workbook
5. "Percy, we're going to Polyphemus' island! Polyphemus is an S-i-k...a C-y-k..." She stamped her foot in frustration. As smart as she was, Annabeth was dyslexic, too. We could've been there all night while she tried to spell Cyclops. "You know what I mean!"
- Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters
6. "Rack? You know, R-A-C-K, Mason spelled out. Risk-aware, consensual kink. It’s a level beyond S-S-C. Safe, sane and consensual, Mark replied, glad he at least knew that one, and feeling foolish that he hadn’t heard of RACK before, though he understood and practiced the concept behind it. Yep."
- Claire Thompson, No Safeword
7. "When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. ~ Ogden Nash"
- Quote by Ogden Nash
8. "A - ALPHA B - BRAVO C - CHARLIE D - DELTA E - ECHO F - FOXTROT G - GOLF H - HOTEL I - INDIA J - JULIETT K - KILO L - LIMA M - MIKE N - NOVEMBER O - OSCAR P - PAPA Q - QUEBEC R - ROMEO S - SIERRA T - TANGO U - UNIFORM V - VICTOR W - WHISKEY X - X-RAY Y - YANKEE Z - ZULU"
- Dan Gutman, The Genius Files #5: License to Thrill
9. "Dovevi comportati bene con il prossimo, anche con i leccapiedi. E se: a) Credevi che Gesù fosse il Figlio di Dio b) Credevi che fosse venuto a salvarti dal peccato c) Riconoscevi la presenza dello Spirito Santo dentro di te (tornavi bambino, diceva lui) d) Non bestemmiavi contro il suddetto Spirito (vedi c) Allora: e) Avresti vissuto in eterno f) In un posto fichissimo g) Probabilmente in paradiso Se invece h) Peccavi (e/o) i) Ti comportavi da ipocrita (e/o) j) Davi più importanza alle cose che alle persone (e/o) k) Non facevi quanto elencato ai punti a, b, c, d Eri semplicemente l) fottuto"
- Christopher Moore, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff