1. "During World War II, the University of Minnesota’s Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene conducted what scientists and relief workers still regard today as a benchmark study of starvation. Partly funded by religious groups, including the Society of Friends, the study was intended to help the Allies cope with released concentration-camp internees, prisoners of war, and refugees. The participants were all conscientious objectors who volunteered to lose 25 percent of their body weight over six months. The experiment was supervised by Dr. Ancel Keys (for whom the K-ration was named). The volunteers lived a spare but comfortable existence at a stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota."
- Nathaniel Philbrick, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
3. "The same glucose ration was scrupulously administered to all the flasks equally."
- Richard Dawkins, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
4. "Government has every incentive to ration care for the sick and lavish attention on the healthy."
- Quote by Regina Herzlinger
5. "Never f*!k with the ineffable."
- Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter
6. "Rent 'em, Tape 'em, F**k 'em."
- Quote by Lee Evans