„Silently as a dream the fabric rose —
No sound of hammer or of saw was there.“

—  William Cowper, The Task

Quelle: The Task (1785), Book V, The Winter Morning Walk, Line 144.

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William Cowper
englischer Dichter 1731 - 1800

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Manav Gupta Foto

„Life – the break of dawn, the sound of a stream.Twilight.Dusk. Silent or loud, eloquent scream of joy or despair or just an ecstatic dream…<Br“

—  Manav Gupta Indian artist 1967

Referenced from TEDx Talk (19 October, 2012) http://lingayasuniversity.edu.in/tedx/?page_id=77
"on my eyot", Manav Gupta (Anthology of poems, 2012)

Reginald Heber Foto

„No hammers fell, no ponderous axes rung;
Like some tall palm the mystic fabric sprung.
Majestic silence!“

—  Reginald Heber, Palestine

"Palestine"; this was altered in later editions to: "No workman’s steel, no ponderous axes rung, Like some tall palm the noiseless fabric sprung".
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Variante: No hammers fell, no ponderous axes rung;
Like some tall palm the mystic fabric sprung.
Majestic silence!

Alfred Austin Foto

„My virgin sense of sound was steeped
In the music of young streams;
And roses through the casement peeped,
And scented all my dreams.“

—  Alfred Austin British writer and poet 1835 - 1913

"Prelude", stanza XI; p. ix., At the Gate of the Convent (1885)

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„A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent, without giving any sound.“

—  Pearl S. Buck American writer 1892 - 1973

John Calvin, quoted in The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations (2001) by Martin H. Manser, p. 56

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Dejan Stojanovic Foto

„In an endless silence even screams sound silent.“

—  Dejan Stojanovic, buch The Creator

“Scream,” p. 34
The Creator (2000), Sequence: “Forest of the Universe”

James Anthony Froude Foto

„You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.“

—  James Anthony Froude, buch The Nemesis of Faith

Markham Sutherland's father, quoted in Letter I.
The Nemesis of Faith (1849)

Gil Vicente Foto

„I saw the rose-grove blushing in pride,
I gather'd the blushing rose—and sigh'd—
I come from the rose-grove, mother,
I come from the grove of roses.“

—  Gil Vicente Portuguese writer 1456 - 1536

Viera estar rosal florido,
cogí rosas con sospiro:
vengo del rosale.<p>Del rosal vengo, mi madre,
vengo del rosale.
Del rosal vengo, mi madre — "I Come from the Rose-grove, Mother", as translated by J. Bowring in Ancient Poetry and Romances of Spain (1824), p. 317

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„The soul is silent.
If it speaks at all
it speaks in dreams.“

—  Louise Glück American poet 1943

Quelle: "Child Crying Out", Ararat (1990)

Lewis Carroll Foto

„The day was wet, the rain fell souse
Like jars of strawberry jam, a
sound was heard in the old henhouse,
A beating of a hammer.“

—  Lewis Carroll English writer, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer 1832 - 1898

Lays of Sorrow No.1, opening lines
The Rectory Umbrella

D.H. Lawrence Foto
Thomas E. Sniegoski Foto

„The sound of you, it offends me. Abomination, I command you to be silent.“

—  Thomas E. Sniegoski writer 1962

Quelle: The Fallen and Leviathan

Cinda Williams Chima Foto
Wallace Stevens Foto

„What is divinity if it can come
Only in silent shadows and in dreams?“

—  Wallace Stevens, buch Harmonium

"Sunday Morning"
Harmonium (1923)

Laurence Tribe Foto

„There are as many reasons to be silent as there are to speak, and as many ways to hear meaning in the sounds of silence.“

—  Laurence Tribe American lawyer and law school professor 1941

Soundings and Silences (2016)

Ernest Dowson Foto

„They are not long, the days of wine and roses;
Out of a misty dream
Our path emerges for a while, then closes
Within a dream.“

—  Ernest Dowson English writer 1867 - 1900

Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetet Incohare Longam (1896). This title too is from Horace: "The short span of life forbids us to entertain long hopes."

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