— Kay Redfield Jamison, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
— Democritus Ancient Greek philosopher, pupil of Leucippus, founder of the atomic theory 460
„She knew that life was but a long struggle against disorder, and that disorder was the inevitable winner.“
— Tad Williams novelist 1957
Chapter 9, “Cold and Curses” (p. 211).
— Ursula K. Le Guin American writer 1929
Chapter 11, "The Western Mountains"
„Elisabeth, again, while she praises her, is so far from hiding the Divine glory, that she ascribes everything to God. And yet, though she acknowledges the superiority of Mary to herself and to others, she does not envy her the higher distinction, but modestly declares that she had obtained more than she deserved.“
— John Calvin French Protestant reformer 1509 - 1564
Commentary on Luke 1:43.
— Oscar Wilde Irish writer and poet 1854 - 1900