— Caryl Brahms English critic, novelist, and journalist 1901 - 1982
„He saw a lawyer killing a viper
On a dunghill hard, by his own stable
And the devil smiled, for it put him in mind Of
Cain and his brother, Abel.“
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge English poet, literary critic and philosopher 1772 - 1834
"The Devils Thoughts" (c. 1834).
„So, closing his heart, the Judge rode on,
And Maud was left in the field alone.
But the lawyers smiled that afternoon,
When he hummed in court an old love-tune.“
— John Greenleaf Whittier American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery 1807 - 1892
„For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.“
— Elie Wiesel writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor 1928 - 2016
Interview in O : The Oprah Magazine (November 2000)