„Like some wines our love could neither mature nor travel.“

—  Graham Greene, buch The Comedians

Quelle: The Comedians

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Graham Greene12
britischer Schriftsteller 1904 - 1991

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„Friendship's the wine of life; but friendship new
(Not such was his) is neither strong nor pure.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts

Quelle: Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night II, Line 582.

„The best wines take the longest to mature.“

—  John Fowles, buch The French Lieutenant's Woman

Quelle: The French Lieutenant's Woman

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„Every day we may see some new thing in Christ. His love hath neither brim nor bottom.“

—  Samuel Rutherford Scottish Reformed theologian 1600 - 1661

Quelle: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 95.

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„Calcutta is like a work of modern art that neither makes sense nor has utility, but exists for some esoteric aesthetic reason.“

—  Amit Chaudhuri contemporary Indian-English novelist 1962

A Strange and Sublime Address (1991)

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„Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.“

—  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Austrian Romantic composer 1756 - 1791

True genius without heart is a thing of nought - for not great understanding alone, not intelligence alone, nor both together, make genius. Love! Love! Love! that is the soul of genius. - Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, entry in Mozart's souvenir album (1787-04-11) from Mozart: A Life by Maynard Solomon [Harper-Collins, 1966, ISBN 0-060-92692-9], p. 312.

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„Neither love nor evil conquers all, but evil cheats more.“

—  Laurell K. Hamilton, buch Cerulean Sins

Quelle: Cerulean Sins

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„Neither Germany nor Italy have doubts. Our crisis is not a material crisis. We have lost faith in our destiny…We are like mariners without a pilot.“

—  Philippe Pétain French military and political leader 1856 - 1951

Statement (April 1936), quoted in Anthony Adamthwaite, Grandeur and Misery: France's Bid for Power in Europe 1914-1940 (London: Arnold, 1995), p. 182.

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„My face and your faces shall not be masked; our hand shall hold neither sword nor sceptre, and our subjects shall love us in peace and shall not be in fear of us.“

—  Khalil Gibran, buch Jesus, The Son of Man

Thus spoke Jesus, and unto all the kingdoms of the earth I was blinded, and unto all the cities of walls and towers; and it was in my heart to follow the Master to His kingdom.
James The Son Of Zebedee: On The Kingdoms Of The World
Jesus, The Son of Man (1928)

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„Neither love nor terror makes one blind: indifference makes one blind.“

—  James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk

Quelle: If Beale Street Could Talk

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„The mind of sentient beings as it is in itself has neither marks nor nature. It is like the ocean, like space. Since it is like space, there are no marks that are not subsumed within it. How could it contain a direction such as east or west? Since it is like the ocean, there is no nature that is preserved.“

—  Wonhyo Korean buddhist philosopher 617 - 686

佛說阿彌陀經疏 Bulseol Amitagyeong so (prolegomenon to the Commentary on the Amitabha Sutra Spoken by the Buddha)
Translated by A. Charles Muller

„I have believed in love and work, and their linkage. I have believed that we are neither angels nor devils, but humans, with clusters of potentials in both directions. I am neither an optimist nor pessimist, but a possibilist.“

—  Max Lerner American journalist and educator 1902 - 1992

Lerner's summary of his life for "Who's Who in America," quoted in Max Lerner, Writer, 89, Is Dead; Humanist on Political Barricades By Richard Severo, The New York Times, https://www.nytimes.com/1992/06/06/arts/max-lerner-writer-89-is-dead-humanist-on-political-barricades.html (6 June 1992)

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