— Leo Tolstoy Russian writer 1828 - 1910
— Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -500 v.Chr
„There are many kinds of love, as many kinds of light,
And every kind of love makes a glory in the night.
There is love that stirs the heart, and love that gives it rest,
But the love that leads life upward is the noblest and the best.“
— Henry Van Dyke American diplomat 1852 - 1933
Love and Light.
„“I really liked that girl.”
“Not loved, evidently,” I observed.
“N-n-no. I supposed not. Though what is love, anyway? Doesn’t it have so infinitely many kinds and degrees and mutations and quantum jumps that— Never mind.”“
— Poul Anderson American science fiction and fantasy writer 1926 - 2001
Chapter 8 (p. 83)
„Some people carry their hearts in their heads; very many carry their heads in their hearts. The difficulty is to keep them apart, and yet both actively working together.“
— David Hare British writer 1947
Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare Guesses at Truth (London: Macmillan, ([1827-48] 1867) p. 7.
— Antonin Scalia former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States 1936 - 2016
On college graduates considering law as a career: Address to the Claremont McKenna College Res Publica Society Luncheon http://www.claremontmckenna.edu/mmca/temp_fn.asp?volumeFN=22&issueFN=05&articleFN=10&typeFN=s (31 January 2007).
— Agatha Christie, The Murder on the Links
„I think it tells the truth and it cuts to the heart of so many profound aspects of human experience unlike many musicals, which cover more frivolous topics.“
— Anthony Rapp American actor 1971
Of the musical Rent One on one with Anthony Rapp on his return to "Rent": Livewire, April 7, 2009 http://www.concertlivewire.com/rentint.htm
„But I believe in love, you know; love is a uniquely portable magic. I don’t think it’s in the stars, but I do believe that blood calls to blood and mind calls to mind and heart to heart.“
— Stephen King, 11/22/63
Chapter Final Notes, page 1030,(First Scribner hardcover edition November 2011)
— Tsai Ing-wen President of the Republic of China 1956
DPP candidate: Quotas for Chinese tourists won't be cut if elected, Focus Taiwan, 1, September 10, 2015, 12 September 2015 http://focustaiwan.tw/news/acs/201509100021.aspx,
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge English poet, literary critic and philosopher 1772 - 1834
Poems Written in Later Life, motto (1826)
— Cat Stevens British singer-songwriter 1948
King of Trees