— Sidney Sheldon American writer 1917 - 2007
„To my mind, faith is like being in the sun. When you are in the sun, can you avoid creating a shadow?“
„Look at the sun sinkin' like a ship. Ain't that just like my heart, babe. When you kissed my lips?“
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941
Song lyrics, It Ain't Me Babe, Context: Go away from my window, Leave at your own chosen speed, I'm not the one you want, babe, I'm not the one you need. You say you're looking for someone, Who's never weak but always strong, To protect you and defend you, Whether you are right or wrong, Someone to open each and every door, But it ain't me, babe, No, no, no, it ain't me, babe, It ain't me you're looking for, babe.
— Helen Keller American author and political activist 1880 - 1968
„We’re human beings and the sun is the sun — how can it be bad for you? I think we should all get sun and fresh air. I don’t think anything that is natural can be bad for you — it’s really good to have at least 15 minutes of sun a day.“
— Gwyneth Paltrow American actress, singer, and food writer 1972
— Swami Vivekananda Indian Hindu monk and phylosopher 1863 - 1902
Pearls of Wisdom
— Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night V, Line 661.
„He is one of those people to whom you must allow moods,—when their sun shines, dance,—and when their vapors rise, sit in the shadow.“
— Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford American author 1835 - 1921
The Amber Gods (1863).
— Romain Rolland French author 1866 - 1944
Jean-Christophe (1904 - 1912), Jean-Christophe à Paris: The Market-Place (1908), Part I
„… such speculation is like staring into the hot white sun. you know the sun is there but you can't see a thing.“
— Joyce Carol Oates, Invisible Woman: New & Selected Poems, 1970-1982
— Adolf Hitler Führer and Reich Chancellor of Germany, Leader of the Nazi Party 1889 - 1945
— Rumi Iranian poet 1207 - 1273
Context: Reason is like an officer when the King appears; The officer then loses his power and hides himself. Reason is the shadow cast by God; God is the sun. As translated in Masnavi I Ma'navi : The Spiritual Couplets of Maulána Jalálu-'d-Dín Muhammad Rúmí (1898) edited by Edward Henry Whinfield Book IV, Story IV : "Bayazid and his impious sayings when beside himself" <!-- also quoted in The Perennial Philosophy (1945) by Aldous Huxley -->
„He stepped down, avoiding any long look at her as one avoids long looks at the sun, but seeing her as one sees the sun, without looking.“
— Leo Tolstoy, livro Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina (1875–1877; 1878), Pt. I, ch. 9
„:I think it takes more faith to be like you, an atheist, than like me, a believer, and it's because of nature. You know, I just don't think we could've lucked out to have the tides come in, the tides go out, sun go up, sun go down. Don't think it could've happened.“
— Bill O'Reilly American political commentator, television host and writer 1949
„Do you see it?
Do you see that sunflower, raising its head
Glaring at the sun?
Its head almost eclipses the sun
Yet even when there is no sun
Its head still glows.“
— Mang Ke Chinese writer 1951
"Sunflower in the Sun" ( trans. Jonathan Stalling and Yibing Huang https://english.chass.ncsu.edu/freeverse/Archives/Winter_2010/prose/PushOpenTheWindow.htm)
— Jakob Dylan singer and songwriter 1969
Women + Country (2010), "Nothing But The Whole Wide World"