„"And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…" he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word.
"What a stupid lamb," I sighed.
"What a sick, masochistic lion."“

Edward Cullen and Bella Swan, p. 274
Twilight series, Twilight (2005)

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Stephenie Meyer
US-amerikanische Jugendbuchautorin und Filmproduzentin 1973

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„And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…“

—  Stephenie Meyer American author 1973

he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word.
"What a stupid lamb," I sighed.
"What a sick, masochistic lion."
Edward Cullen and Bella Swan, p. 274
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„I know an Englishman,
Being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.“

—  George Chapman English dramatist, poet, and translator 1559 - 1634

Alphonsus, Emperor of Germany (1654), Act I, scene ii, lines 208–209. Attributed, probably falsely, to Chapman. Perhaps by George Peele.
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„The lion and the lamb may, possibly, sumtime lay down in this world together for a fu minnits, but when the lion kums tew git up, the lamb will be missing.“

—  Josh Billings American humorist 1818 - 1885

Affurisms: Slips of the Pen http://books.google.com/books?id=Wpk_AAAAYAAJ&q="The+lion+and+the+lamb+may+possibly+sumtime+lay+down+in+this+world+together+for+a+fu+minnits+but+when+the+lion+kums+tew+git+up+the+lamb+will+be+missing"&pg=PA227#v=onepage The Complete Works of Josh Billings (1876)

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„Though lions to their enemies they were lambs to their friends.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

The infernal Marriage, part 2, Chapter 4 (1834).
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„Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.“

—  Charles de Gaulle eighteenth President of the French Republic 1890 - 1970

Actually said by Giorgos Seferis
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„The wise lamb does not enrage the lion, it placates him, plays for time, and hopes for the best.“

—  John Wyndham, The Midwich Cuckoos

The Midwich Cuckoos (1957), Ch 21 - p.213 [Zellaby]

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„I've always liked, someday the lamb will lay by the lion…. but it won't get much sleep.“

—  Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935

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„There can be no covenants between men and lions, wolves and lambs can never be of one mind.“

—  Homér, Ilias

XXII. 262–263 (tr. Samuel Butler); Achilles to Hector.
Iliad (c. 750 BC)
Original: (el) Ὡς οὐκ ἔστι λέουσι καὶ ἀνδράσιν ὅρκια πιστά,
οὐδὲ λύκοι τε καὶ ἄρνες ὁμόφρονα θυμὸν ἔχουσιν.

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„Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of all the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.“

—  Giorgos Seferis Greek poet and diplomat 1900 - 1971

Quelle: "Greek poet's odyssey", 17 Jan 1964, LIFE Magazine, ‎Vol. 56, No. 3, Page 75.

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„And I shall search my soul,
I shall search my very soul,
For the lion,
For the lion,
For the lion,
For the lion inside me.“

—  Van Morrison Northern Irish singer-songwriter and musician 1945

Listen to the Lion
Song lyrics, Saint Dominic's Preview (1972)

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„I do love thee as my lambs
Are belovėd of their dams“

—  Henry Constable English poet 1562 - 1613

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„There can be no covenants between men and lions, wolves and lambs can never be of one mind, but hate each other out and out an through.“

—  Samuel Butler novelist 1835 - 1902

The Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Prose (1898), Book XXII

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