„How great a joy I feel in my heart. That a day so pleasant, so dear and glorious begins, a day that I greet with the wish. That long years may pass in happiness. In health and vigour, peacefully, successfully. May the gift of heaven fall richly upon you“

— Frédéric Chopin, As quoted in his letter to his father, dated December 6th 1817
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„Love I get so lost, sometimes.
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— Peter Gabriel English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian 1950
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