„We played the games that people play
We made our mistakes along the way.
Somehow I know deep in my heart
You needed me.“
— Lionel Richie American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actor 1949
— Paul Verlaine French poet 1844 - 1896
"Chanson d'automne", line 1, from Poèmes saturniens (1866); Sorrell p. 24
„We hear the wail of the remorseful winds
In their strange penance. And this wretched orb
Knows not the taste of rest; a maniac world,
Homeless and sobbing through the deep she goes.“
— Alexander Smith Scottish poet and essayist 1829 - 1867
Unrest and Childhood.
— Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -500 a.C.
As reported by Heraclides, son of Sarapion, and Diogenes Laërtius, in Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, "Pythagoras", Sect. 7, in the translation of C. D. Yonge (1853)
— Lorin Morgan-Richards American poet, cartoonist, and children's writer 1975
as quoted in a conference (1 October 2017).
„Winter wields only the spades, Summer brandishes
Hot, black clubs, Spring shower hearts about and Autumn shows
A fall of diamonds in our climate of extremes“
— John Hollander American poet 1929 - 2013
Extract from 'Powers of Thirteen'(1983)
— James Russell Lowell American poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819 - 1891