„If thou intend to do any good; tarry not till to-morrow! for thou knowest not what may chance thee this night.“

—  Pythagoras, The Sayings of the Wise (1555)
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„Sun of my soul, Thou Saviour dear,
It is not night if Thou be near;
Oh, may no earth-born cloud arise
To hide Thee from Thy servant's eyes.“

—  John Keble English churchman and poet, a leader of the Oxford Movement 1792 - 1866
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 90.

„Do right! and thou hast naught to fear;
Right hath a power that makes thee strong.
The night is dark, but light is near;
The grief is short, the joy is long.“

—  Thomas Cogswell Upham American philosopher and psychologist 1799 - 1872
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 201.

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„Thou whose deep ways are in the sea,
Whose footsteps are not known,
To-night a world that turned from Thee
Is waiting — at Thy Throne.“

—  Alfred Noyes English poet 1880 - 1958
A Belgian Christmas Eve (1915), Context: p>Thou whose deep ways are in the sea, Whose footsteps are not known, To-night a world that turned from Thee Is waiting — at Thy Throne.The towering Babels that we raised Where scoffing sophists brawl, The little Antichrists we praised — The night is on them all.</p Dedication, later published as " A Prayer in Time of War http://www.poetseers.org/poets/alfred_noyes/a_prayer_in_time_of_war/"

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„Sum up at night what thou has done by day.“

—  Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury Anglo-Welsh soldier, diplomat, historian, poet and religious philosopher 1583 - 1648
Misattributed, This line, in the more grammatical form, "Sum up at night what thou hast done by day", is from George Herbert's The Temple, The Church Porch, line 451.

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