„Sweet, can I sing you the song of your kisses?
How soft is this one, how subtle this is,
How fluttering swift as a bird's kiss that is,
As a bird that taps at a leafy lattice;
How this one clings and how that uncloses
From bud to flower in the way of roses.“


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Arthur Symons
englischer Lyriker und Kritiker 1865 - 1945

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„I would rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach 10,000 stars how not to dance.“

—  E.E. Cummings American poet 1894 - 1962

Collected Poems (1938) New Poems 22
Variante: I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing
than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.

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„How sweet and beautifull is every place & I visit my old Haunts with renewed delight… nothing can exceed the beautiful green of the meadows which are beginning to fill with butter Cups — & various flowers — the birds are singing from morning till night but most of all the Sky larks — How delightfull is the Country.“

—  John Constable English Romantic painter 1776 - 1837

Letter to his wife, Maria Bicknell (20 April 1821); as quoted in Leslie Parris and Ian Fleming-Williams, Constable (Tate Gallery Publications, London, 1993), p. 28

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„Kiss me as if you made believe
You were not sure, this eve,
How my face, your flower, had pursed
It's petals up.“

—  Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889

"In a Gondola", line 49 (1842).

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„This morn of spring in bed I'm lying,
Not to awake till birds are crying.
After one night of wind and showers,
How many are the fallen flowers!“

—  Meng Haoran poet from the Tang Dynasty

"Spring Morning" (《春晓》), trans. Yuanchong Xu
Original: (zh) 春眠不觉晓,处处闻啼鸟;夜来风雨声,花落知多少。

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„Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.“

—  Sylvia Plath American poet, novelist and short story writer 1932 - 1963

Variante: Kiss me and you will see how important I am.
Quelle: The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

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„How long, how long must we sing this song?“

—  Bono Irish rock musician, singer of U2 1960

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Lyrics, War (1983)

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„Just how much abuse will you be able to take? Well, there's no way to tell by the first kiss.“

—  Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941

Song lyrics, Infidels (1983), Sweetheart Like You

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„How 'bout a kiss,?" -- Rudy Steiner“

—  Markus Zusak, buch Die Bücherdiebin

Quelle: The Book Thief

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„You should be kissed and often, by someone who knows how.“

—  Margaret Mitchell, buch Vom Winde verweht (1937 German edition)

Variante: You should be kissed and by someone who knows how.
Quelle: Gone with the Wind

„The kiss of the sun for pardon,
The song of the birds for mirth,
One is nearer God's Heart in a garden
Than anywhere else on Earth.“

—  Dorothy Frances Gurney English hymnwriter, poet 1858 - 1932

"God's Garden" lines 13–16, Poems, by Dorothy Frances Gurney (London: Country Life, 1913).

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„Today greets you in the morning with an embrace and a kiss. How will you greet it back?“

—  Steve Maraboli 1975

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