— Tom Robbins American writer 1936
„It's the standard contract. Gives you seven wishes in accordance with the mystic rules of life. Seven Days of the Week, Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Seas, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers...“
— Terri Farley, Seven Tears Into the Sea
„Grown old in love from seven till seven times seven,
I oft have wished for Hell for ease from Heaven.“
— William Blake English Romantic poet and artist 1757 - 1827
Grown Old in Love
„- Driver: "How many kids do you have?"
- Sallah: "Six."
- Driver: "It says here that you have seven."
- Sallah: "Seven?" [counting] "OK, seven kids."
(from Sallah Shabati)“
— Ephraim Kishon Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter and film director 1924 - 2005
— William Jones Anglo-Welsh philologist and scholar of ancient India 1746 - 1794
Reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919) Compare: "Six hours in sleep, in law's grave study six, Four spend in prayer, the rest on Nature fix", Translation of lines quoted by Edward Coke.
„2. Proposition. The Seven Trumpets of the 8. and 9. chapters, and the Seven Vials of the 16. Chapter, are all one.“
— John Napier Scottish mathematician 1550 - 1617
„There’s seven people dead
On a South Dakota farm
Somewhere in the distance
There's seven new people born“
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941
„Our ways go wide and I know not whither,
But my song will search through the worlds for you,
Till the Seven Seas waste and the Seven Stars wither,
And the dream of the heart comes true.“
— Edwin Markham American poet 1852 - 1940
Context: p>Our ways go wide and I know not whither, But my song will search through the worlds for you, Till the Seven Seas waste and the Seven Stars wither, And the dream of the heart comes true.I am out to the roads and the long, long questing, On dark tides driven, on great winds blown: I pass the runs of the world, unresting, I sail to the unknown.</p
„Man, according to the Theosophical teaching, is a sevenfold being, or, in the usual phrase a septenary constitution. Putting it yet in another way, man's nature has seven aspects, may be studied from seven different points of view, is composed of Seven Principles.“
— Annie Besant British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator 1847 - 1933
In The Seven Principles of Man http://books.google.co.in/books?id=tgEM1XiI74kC&printsec=frontcover, p. 6
— Francois Rabelais major French Renaissance writer 1494 - 1553