Go then, there are other worlds than these.
— Stephen King

stephen Hawking said he spent most of his first couple of years at Cambridge reading science fiction (and I believe that, because his grades weren't all that great).
Frederik Pohl stephen quote

I was completely loyal and faithful to Stephen throughout this time as, indeed, he assured me he was to me.
— Elizabeth Hurley

Senator Stephen Douglas is of world-wide renown. All the anxious politicians of his party, or who have been of his party for years past, have been looking upon him as certainly, at no distant day, to be the President of the United States. They have seen in his round, jolly, fruitful face, postoffices, landoffices, marshalships, and cabinet appointments, chargeships and foreign missions, bursting and sprouting out in wonderful exuberance ready to be laid hold of by their greedy hands.
— Abraham Lincoln

History, Stephen said, is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.
— James Joyce