I want to be great, I want to be mentioned with the best to ever play the game.
Many scholars are not used to perceiving natural knowledge expressed in mythological language. If the study of fossils was not mentioned by Aristotle or Thucydides, and it wasn't, then it just didn't exist for many classicists and ancient historians.
The conversation on global warming has been stalled because a shrinking group of denialists fly into a rage when it's mentioned.
There are many who would much prefer that the word 'climate' never be mentioned and that the issue be eliminated from our national conversation.
I mentioned that one of the tripartite formulas in American worldview involves time: past, present, and future.
The objective of a referee is not to get mentioned. I tell a lot of young referees that not being mentioned is king. If you can achieve that, that then it has been a pretty good game.
I think even if I did the research mentioned above, it would be a total waste of money because if those people don't believe in the testimonials, they won't believe in the research at all. They would say that I made it all up. So why waste money?
Before I came to Italy to play for Milan in 2007, I saw in the papers that my name was mentioned in connection with some English clubs.
Enough people have now mentioned Bill Nye the Science Guy to me that I now desperately avoid it all costs.
I've known John Toshack a long, long time because I grew up with his son Cameron. If he was English, there is no doubt that he would be mentioned in the same breath as someone like Terry Venables.