„There is at least a punky spark in my heart and it may blaze in this autumn gold, fanned by the King. Some of my grandfathers must have been born on a muirland for there is heather in me, and tinctures of bog juices, that send me to Cassiope, and oozing through all my veins impel me unhaltingly through endless glacier meadows, seemingly the deeper and danker the better.“
„My soul is full of longing
For the secret of the Sea,
And the heart of the great ocean
Sends a thrilling pulse through me.“
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow American poet 1807 - 1882
The Secret of the Sea, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
To plead my case.
To send me into outta space.
And my fingers
With diamonds and gold.
But that ain't gonna help me now.“
— Pink (singer) American singer-songwriter 1979
Trouble, written by Pink and Tim Armstrong
„I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.“
— Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
Catherine Earnshaw (Ch. IX).
„I am the escaped one,
After I was born
They locked me up inside me
But I left.
My soul seeks me,
Through hills and valley,
I hope my soul
Never finds me.“
— Fernando Pessoa Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher 1888 - 1935
„God gave me a soul / And your rock 'n' roll
In and out my brain / And running through my vein / You're my sunshine / You're my rain“
— Noel Gallagher British musician 1967
The Hindu Times
— William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice
„Through all the world there goes one long cry from the heart of the artist: Give me a chance to do my best.“
— Karen Blixen, Babette's Feast and Other Anecdotes of Destiny
„Won't you guide me through the dark night of the soul
That I may better understand your way
Let me be just and worthy to receive
All the blessings of the Lord into my life.“
— Van Morrison Northern Irish singer-songwriter and musician 1945
Give Me My Rapture.
„My veins are afire with music,
Her eyes have kissed me, my body is turned to light;
I shall dream to her secret heart tonight...“
— Conrad Aiken American novelist and poet 1889 - 1973
— Isaac Asimov American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, known for his works of science fiction and popula... 1920 - 1992