„Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.“

—  Sylvia Plath, buch Die Glasglocke

Quelle: The Bell Jar

Letzte Aktualisierung 19. März 2022. Geschichte
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Sylvia Plath12
amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Dichterin 1932 - 1963

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„Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.“

—  Oscar Wilde, buch Das Gespenst von Canterville

Quelle: The Canterville Ghost http://www.planetmonk.com/wilde/savile/canterville.c1.html (1887)

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Sri Chinmoy Foto

„War forgets peace. Peace forgives war. War is the death of the life human. Peace is the birth of the Life Divine.“

—  Sri Chinmoy Indian writer and guru 1931 - 2007

Quelle: Songs of the Soul (1971)
Kontext: War forgets peace. Peace forgives war. War is the death of the life human. Peace is the birth of the Life Divine. Our vital passions want war. Our psychic emotions desire peace.

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„Life's hard. To be in peace with oneself, one must speak the truth. To be in peace with others, one must lie.“

—  Adolfo Bioy Casares Argentine novelist 1914 - 1999

"La vida es difícil. Para estar en paz con uno mismo hay que decir la verdad. Para estar en paz con el prójimo hay que mentir."
Descanso de caminantes, 2001.

Carl Sandburg Foto
Citát „Life is short, be grateful, be kind, be happy. Forgive and forget ... Love and peace.“
Wu Chun Foto

„Life is short, be grateful, be kind, be happy. Forgive and forget ... Love and peace.“

—  Wu Chun Bruneian actor and singer 1979

Quelle: Wu Chun (2021) cited in " Singer-actor Wu Chun apologises after old photo of him and his wife sparks criticism, allegations https://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/entertainment/singer-actor-wu-chun-apologises-after-old-photo-of-him-and-his-wife-sparks" on The Straits Times, 9 March 2020.

Prevale Foto

„Music is timeless. A good piece of yesterday, it's beautiful today and it will be beautiful tomorrow.“

—  Prevale Italian DJ and producer 1983

Original: La musica è senza tempo. Un bel brano di ieri, è bello oggi e sarà bello domani.
Quelle: prevale.net

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„Hopes rise and dreams flicker and die. Love plans for tomorrow and loneliness thinks of yesterday. Life is beautiful and living is pain.“

—  Hunter S. Thompson American journalist and author 1937 - 2005

Letter to Gerald "Ching" Tyrrell, (11 November 1956), p. 28
1990s, The Proud Highway : The Fear and Loathing Letters Volume I (1997)
Kontext: Hopes rise and dreams flicker and die. Love plans for tomorrow and loneliness thinks of yesterday. Life is beautiful and living is pain. The sound of music floats down a dark street.

Machado de Assis Foto

„Life is so beautiful that even the idea of death must be born before it can be realized.“

—  Machado de Assis, buch Dom Casmurro

A vida é tão bela que a mesma idéia da morte precisa de vir primeiro a ela, antes de se ver cumprida.
Quelle: Dom Casmurro (1899), Ch. 133, p. 255

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Michael J. Fox Foto

„If you have one foot in yesterday and one foot in tomorrow, you're pissing all over today.“

—  Michael J. Fox Canadian-American actor 1961

Quelle: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future...: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned

Carl Sandburg Foto

„Yesterday is done. Tomorrow never comes. Today is here. If you don't know what to do, sit still and listen.“

—  Carl Sandburg American writer and editor 1878 - 1967

Incidentals (1904)
Kontext: Yesterday is done. Tomorrow never comes. Today is here. If you don't know what to do, sit still and listen. You may hear something. Nobody knows.
We may pull apart the petals of a rose or make chemical analysis of its perfume, but the mystic beauty of its form and odor is still a secret, locked in to where we have no keys.

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„With all memory and fate driven deep beneath the waves, let me forget about today until tomorrow.“

—  Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941

Song lyrics, Bringing It All Back Home (1965), Mr. Tambourine Man

„Yesterday is safe,
Tomorrow's full of danger,
Yesterday's a face I know,
Tomorrow is a stranger.“

—  Henry Summers British civil servant 1911 - 2005

"A Spell for Midnight"

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„I'd trade all my tomorrows for one single yesterday.“

—  Kris Kristofferson American country music singer, songwriter, musician, and film actor 1936

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