— Rachel Caine American writer 1962
Quelle: Ghost Town
— Lois Lowry, Messenger
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Song lyrics, The Dreaming (1982)
Kontext: With a kiss
I'd pass the key
And feel your tongue
Teasing and receiving.
With your spit
Still on my lip,
You hit the water.
— Anthony Powell, A Dance to the Music of Time
At Lady Molly's (1957), ch. 1.
A Dance to the Music of Time (1951-1975)
„The destinies of men are woven one with the other, and you can turn aside from them no more than you can turn aside from your own.“
— Lloyd Alexander, The Chronicles of Prydain
Quelle: The Chronicles of Prydain (1964–1968), Book III: The Castle of Llyr (1966), Chapter 19
— Lois McMaster Bujold, Vorkosigan Saga
Quelle: Vorkosigan Saga, Captain Vorpatril's Alliance (2012), Chapter 22 (p. 492)
„I hated him more than anything. I loved him more than anything. Because, he was everything. And I hated that, too.“
— Jenny Han American writer 1980
Quelle: It's Not Summer Without You
— Jill Shalvis American writer 1963
Quelle: Forever and a Day
— Thomas Traherne English poet 1636 - 1674
First Century, sect. 8.
Centuries of Meditations
„There is nothing about which a young Christian should be more anxious than maintaining the spirit, the love, the practice of private prayer j and nothing which should more seriously alarm him than any disposition to neglect it.“
— John Angell James British abolitionist 1785 - 1859
Quelle: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 470.
„I grabbed my book and opened it up. I wanted to smell it. Heck, I wanted to kiss it. Yes, kiss it. That's right, I am a book kisser. Maybe that's kind of perverted or maybe it's just romantic and highly intelligent.“
— Sherman Alexie, buch The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Quelle: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
„The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.“
— Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890
Quote in Vincent's letter, from Arles, Tuesday, 18 September 1888; as cited in Van Gogh : The Self-portraits (1969) by Fritz Erpel, p. 17
Variant translations: The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.
As quoted in Mary Engelbreit's Words To Live By (1999) by Mary Engelbreit
I tell you the more I think, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Variante: There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
„I secretly wondered if Dimitri's problem might be that he was jealous. He hadn't pulled Lissa aside to yell at her. The thought made me slightly happy, but then I remembered my earlier curiosity about why Dimitri had even wandered by.“
— Richelle Mead, buch Frostbite