„The talk is in your world. In mine – there is eternal silence. My silence sings, my emptiness is full. I lack nothing. You cannot know my world until you are there.“
— Nisargadatta Maharaj Indian guru 1897 - 1981
Silence, Source: "I am That." P.80.
„My brain's dead weight, I'm tryin' to get my head straight, but I can't figure out which Spice Girl I want to impregnate.“
— Eminem American rapper and actor 1972
1990s, The Slim Shady LP (1999), "My Name Is" (Track 2).
„I try to root the language of my poetry in kindness, forgiveness, compassion and curiosity, that is the way I want to live, but of course that’s not to say anger and resentment and envy and other difficult emotions don’t make a noise in my work…“
— Raymond Antrobus 1986
On his preferred themes in “Deaf poetics: Conversation with Raymond Antrobus" https://poetryinternationalonline.com/conversation-with-raymond-antrobus/ (Poetry International; 2018 Oct 11)
— R.S. Thomas Welsh poet 1913 - 2000
Tares (1961), "Here"
— T.S. Eliot, buch The Waste Land
The Waste Land (1922), Line 39 et seq.
„Let music make less terrible
The silence of the dead;
I care not, so my spirit last
Long after life has fled.“
— Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
The Venetian Bracelet (1829), Lines of Life
— Edward Abbey American author and essayist 1927 - 1989
I smell the blood of an Englishman,
Be he alive or be he dead
I'll have his bones to grind my bread.“
— Joseph Jacobs, buch English Fairy Tales
English Fairy Tales (1890), Preface to English Fairy Tales, Jack and the Beanstalk, said by the ogre or giant. Now rendered as I'll grind his bones to make my bread.
„Even though I'm a tranquil guy now at this stage of my life, I have nothing but contempt and anger for those who betray the trust by exposing the identity of our sources. They are, in my view, the most insidious of traitors.“
— George H. W. Bush American politician, 41st President of the United States 1924 - 2018
Speech at CIA headquarters to Agency employees (26 April 1999) https://www.cia.gov/news-information/speeches-testimony/1999/bush_speech_042699.html