— Peter Handke Austrian writer, playwright and film director 1942
— John Milton, Paradise Regained by John Milton
— Pablo Picasso Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer 1881 - 1973
— H.P. Lovecraft American author 1890 - 1937
— Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -322 a.C.
„I learned that just beneath the surface there's another world, and still different worlds as you dig deeper. I knew it as a kid, but I couldn't find the proof. It was just a kind of feeling. There is goodness in blue skies and flowers, but another force--a wild pain and decay--also accompanies everything.“
— David Lynch American filmmaker, television director, visual artist, musician and occasional actor 1946
— Federico Fellini Italian filmmaker 1920 - 1993
— Edgar Allan Poe American author, poet, editor and literary critic 1809 - 1849
Context: From childhood's hour I have not been As others were — I have not seen As others saw — I could not bring My passions from a common spring — From the same source I have not taken My sorrow — I could not awaken My heart to joy at the same tone — And all I lov'd — I lov'd alone " Alone http://gothlupin.tripod.com/valone.html", l. 1-8 (written 1829, published 1875).
„There is a love of wild Nature in everybody, an ancient mother-love ever showing itself whether recognized or no, and however covered by cares and duties.“
— John Muir Scottish-born American naturalist and author 1838 - 1914
July 1890, page 315