„The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed,
But swoln with wind, and the rank mist they draw,
Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread.
::: — John Milton: "Lycidas"“

—  John Kilian Houston Brunner, buch The Sheep Look Up

Next year
The Sheep Look Up (1972)

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britischer Science-Fiction-Autor 1934 - 1995

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„It is not the well-fed long-haired man I fear, but the pale and the hungry looking.“

—  Julius Caesar Roman politician and general -100 - -44 v.Chr

As reported in Plutarch's Anthony'; William Shakespeare adapted this in having Caesar declare Cassius as having "a lean and hungry look."

Charlie Higson Foto
Leo Tolstoy Foto

„But our idea is that the wolves should be fed and the sheep kept safe.“

—  Leo Tolstoy, buch Krieg und Frieden

Quelle: War and Peace

Christina Rossetti Foto

„We must not look at goblin men,
We must not buy their fruits:
Who knows upon what soil they fed
Their hungry thirsty roots?“

—  Christina Rossetti, buch Goblin Market and Other Poems

Quelle: Goblin Market and Other Poems

John Adams Foto

„Callender and Sally will be remembered as long as Jefferson as Blotts in his Character. The story of the latter, is a natural and almost unavoidable Consequence of that foul contagion in the human Character [—] Negro Slavery.“

—  John Adams 2nd President of the United States 1735 - 1826

Letter to Joseph Ward, 8 January 1810 http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Adams/99-02-02-5495, stating his belief in the reports of James T. Callender that Thomas Jefferson was the father of the children of Sally Hemmings; also quoted in Scandalmonger‎ (2001) by William Safire, p. 431
1810s

George Herbert Foto

„To a close-shorn sheep God gives wind by measure.“

—  George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633

Jacula Prudentum (1651)

„The more inwardly pure a man is, the higher his rank and the nobler his station, so much he assiduously labors with sincere performance and a great fear.“

—  Abu Bakr al-Kalabadhi Sufi Maturidi scholar and Hanafi jurist

of God
Quelle: The Sayings and Teachings of the Great Mystics of Islam (2004), p. 83

E. B. White Foto
Reginald Heber Foto

„I see them on their winding way,
About their ranks the moonbeams play.“

—  Reginald Heber English clergyman 1783 - 1826

"Lines written to a March".
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Propertius Foto

„The sailor tells of winds, the ploughman of bulls,
the soldier counts his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.“

Navita de ventis, de tauris narrat arator, Enumerat miles vulnera, pastor oves.

—  Propertius Latin elegiac poet -47 - -14 v.Chr

II, i, 43–4.
Elegies

Will Eisner Foto

„Graves: “…Tigers with the souls of sheep and heads full of wind…” A CLEVER METAPHOR…NO WONDER THE “PROTOCOLS” COPIES IT!“

—  Will Eisner American cartoonist 1917 - 2005

Quelle: The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (10/2/2005), p.81

Du Fu Foto

„Tumult, weeping, many new ghosts.
Heartbroken, aging, alone, I sing
To myself. Ragged mist settles
In the spreading dusk. Snow skurries
In the coiling wind. The wineglass
Is spilled. The bottle is empty.
The fire has gone out in the stove.
Everywhere men speak in whispers.
I brood on the uselessness of letters.“

—  Du Fu Chinese poet of the Tang Dynasty 712 - 770

"Snow Storm" (对雪), as translated by Kenneth Rexroth in One Hundred Poems from the Chinese (1971), p. 6
Original: (zh) 战哭多新鬼,愁吟独老翁。
乱云低薄暮,急雪舞回风。
瓢弃樽无绿,炉存火似红。
数州消息断,愁坐正书空。

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„As a flower springs up secretly in a fenced garden, unknown to the cattle, torn up by no plough, which the winds caress, the sun strengthens, the shower draws forth, many boys, many girls, desire it.“
Ut flos in saeptis secretus nascitur hortis, Ignotus pecori, nullo contusus aratro, Quem mulcent aurae, firmat sol, educat imber; Multi illum pueri, multae optavere puellae.

—  Gaio Valerio Catullo, list of poems by Catullus

LXII
Carmina

„Seething over inwardly
With fierce indignation,
In my bitterness of soul,
Hear my declaration.
I am of one element,
Levity my matter,
Like enough a withered leaf
For the winds to scatter.“

Estuans intrinsecus<br/>ira vehementi<br/>in amaritudine<br/>loquar meę menti:<br/>factus de materia<br/>levis elementi<br/>similes sum folio<br/>de quo ludunt venti.

—  Archpoet 12th century poet 1130 - 1165

Estuans intrinsecus
ira vehementi
in amaritudine
loquar meę menti:
factus de materia
levis elementi
similes sum folio
de quo ludunt venti.
Quelle: "Confession", Line 1

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„It is fatal to look hungry. It makes people want to kick you.“

—  George Orwell, buch Down and Out in Paris and London

Quelle: Down and out in Paris and London (1933), Ch. 9; a remark by Boris
Quelle: Down and Out in Paris and London

„The deadliest contagion is majority opinion.“

—  Henry S. Haskins 1875 - 1957

Quelle: Meditations in Wall Street (1940), p. 108

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