— Aphra Behn British playwright, poet, translator and fiction writer 1640 - 1689
The Emperor of the Moon, Act I, sc. i (1687).
— Arthur C. Clarke, 2001: A Space Odyssey
„A tree ascended there. Oh pure transendence!
Oh Orpheus sings! Oh tall tree in the ear!
And all things hushed. Yet even in that silence
a new beginning, beckoning, change appeared.“
— Rainer Maria Rilke Austrian poet and writer 1875 - 1926
Translated by Stephen Mitchell
— Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle
— Dr. Seuss American children's writer and illustrator, co-founder of Beginner Books 1904 - 1991
„Oh this heart's on fire.
Right from the start it's been burnin' for you.
Oh this heart's on fire.
One thing honey - this heart's true.“
— Bryan Adams Canadian singer-songwriter 1959
Hearts on Fire, Written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance
— Tom Waits American singer-songwriter and actor 1949
— Leslie Feist Canadian musician 1976
"1 2 3 4" (written with Sally Seltmann)
„"Oh, dear no, miss," he said. "This is a London particular." I had never heard of such a thing. "A fog, miss," said the young gentleman. "Oh, indeed!" said I.“
— Charles Dickens English writer and social critic and a Journalist 1812 - 1870
„Like I say, the first time I saw Steve I was never havin' a go, it was just, 'oh that's different' but you know, Steve, I was never havin' a go, it's just that thing, 'oh right interesting“
— Karl Pilkington English television personality, social commentator, actor, author and former radio producer 1972
Podcast Series 1 Episode 6
„Oh mercy, mercy me.
Ah things ain't what they used to be.
What about this overcrowded land?
How much more abuse from man can she stand?
Oh, na na...
My sweet Lord... No.“
— Marvin Gaye American singer-songwriter and musician 1939 - 1984
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology).
— Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011
Last words (5 October 2011), as reported by his sister Mona Simpson in her eulogy for her brother on 16 October 2011, at his memorial service at the Memorial Church of Stanford University; presented in the New York Times (30 October 2011) http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/opinion/mona-simpsons-eulogy-for-steve-jobs.html?pagewanted=3 (The words were capitalized in the text.) According to Ms. Simpson, these words were spoken hours before his death, and after "he’d looked at his sister Patty, then for a long time at his children, then at his life’s partner, Laurene, and then over their shoulders past them."