„Quintilius Varus, give me back my legions!“

—  Augustus

Said of Publius Quinctilius Varus, who commanded the three legions lost at the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest; in Suetonius, Divus Augustus, paragraph 23. Translation: Robert Graves, 1957.
Original: (da) Quintili Vare, legiones redde!


Quintili Vare, legiones redde!

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römischer Kaiser -63 - 14 v.Chr

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„I call on Fate to give me back my soul.“

—  Friedrich Hölderlin, buch Hyperion


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„Maid of Athens, ere we part,
Give, oh give me back my heart!“

—  George Gordon Byron English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement 1788 - 1824

Maid of Athens http://readytogoebooks.com/MOA43.htm, st. 1 (1810).

„I'll give you something to remember ME by… The back of my head!“

—  Ellen Schreiber American writer 1967

Quelle: The Coffin Club

Paul Rey Foto

„Geraldine: At least give me back my clothes. I feel naked without them.“

—  Joe Orton English playwright and author 1933 - 1967

What the Butler Saw (1969), Act I

Jack Benny Foto

„Jack: [poking his head through the stage curtains] Bob, will you please give me my pants back?“

—  Jack Benny comedian, vaudeville performer, and radio, television, and film actor 1894 - 1974

The Jack Benny Program (Radio: 1932-1955), The Jack Benny Program (Television: 1950-1965)
Variante: Don Wilson: [Poking his head through the curtains] Bob, Bob, quick, give me Jack's pants!

Megan Whalen Turner Foto
Billy Joe Shaver Foto

„Hopefully things will work out where we become friends enough so that he gives me back my bullet.“

—  Billy Joe Shaver American singer-songwriter 1939

Statement made by Shaver after being acquitted from aggravated assault charges.
Billy Joe Shaver: Outlaw Country's Real Deal (2014)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Foto

„Give me that palette.... those two woodcocks.... turn this one's head to the left.... give me back my palette.... I can't paint that beak.... Quick, some paint.... change the position of those woodcocks…“

—  Pierre-Auguste Renoir French painter and sculptor 1841 - 1919

quote from a letter written by Félix Fénéon, published in 'Le Bulletin des artistes' 15th December 1919
this quote is expressing Renoir's last painter-remark, 30 November 1919, three days before he died.
after 1900

Toni Morrison Foto
Christopher Pitt Foto
Burkard Schliessmann Foto
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Federico García Lorca Foto

„Don't look at me any more! If you want, I can give you my eyes — which are still fresh — and my back so you can fix that hump of yours.“

—  Federico García Lorca Spanish poet, dramatist and theatre director 1898 - 1936

¡No me mires más! Si quieres te daré mis ojos, que son frescos, y mis espaldas para que te compongas la joroba que tienes.
Act II (ll. 578–580)
The House of Bernarda Alba (1936)

Virgil Foto

„If only Jupiter would give me back
The past years and the man I was…“

O mihi praeteritos referat si Iuppiter annos.

—  Virgil, Aeneid

Quelle: Aeneid (29–19 BC), Book VIII, Line 560 (tr. Robert Fitzgerald)

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