„Tempt me no more, for I
Have known the lightning's hour,
The poet's inward pride,
The certainty of power.“

Tempt Me No More (1933)

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Cecil Day-Lewis
irisch-britischer Schriftsteller und Dichter 1904 - 1972

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„The happiest day — the happiest hour
My sear'd and blighted heart hath known,
The highest hope of pride and power,
I feel hath flown.“

—  Edgar Allan Poe American author, poet, editor and literary critic 1809 - 1849

" The Happiest Day http://www.internal.org/view_poem.phtml?poemID=190", st. 1 (1827).

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„Pride fills me. I am sick with the pride that destroyed me.“

—  Robert Jordan American writer 1948 - 2007

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„Dominance is not really a strategic policy or political philosophy at all. It is a seductive illusion that tempts the powerful to satiate their hunger for more power still by striking a Faustian bargain.“

—  Al Gore 45th Vice President of the United States 1948

Quotes, NYU Speech (2004)
Kontext: Dominance is not really a strategic policy or political philosophy at all. It is a seductive illusion that tempts the powerful to satiate their hunger for more power still by striking a Faustian bargain. And as always happens — sooner or later — to those who shake hands with the devil, they find out too late that what they have given up in the bargain is their soul.

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„Vain was the chief's, the sage's pride!
They had no poet, and they died.
In vain they schem'd, in vain they bled!
They had no poet, and are dead.“

—  Alexander Pope eighteenth century English poet 1688 - 1744

Odes, Book iv, Ode 9, reported in William Warburton, The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq (1751) p. 31.

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„High poet, pride of the English squires,
I would be just a nettle in your garden.“

—  Eustache Deschamps French poet 1346 - 1406

Poete hault, loenge d'escuiye,
En ton jardin ne seroie qu'ortie.
"Grant translateur, noble Geoffroy Chaucier" line 31; text and translation from Ian S. Laurie and Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi (eds.), David Curzon and Jeffrey Fiskin (trans.) Eustache Deschamps: Selected Poems (London: Routledge, 2003) pp. 70-71.

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„I am not as these are, the poet saith
In youth's pride, and the painter, among men
At bay, where never pencil comes nor pem“

—  Dante Gabriel Rossetti English poet, illustrator, painter and translator 1828 - 1882

from Not As These in The House of Life 1870 kindle ebook ASIN B0082R81E8

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