„O, my Russia! O, wife! The long road is clear to us to the point of pain. Our road – like a Tatar arrow of ancient will has pierced our breast.“
„O the refuge of those without refuge, O the destroyer of the fear of those who bow down [to you], O the remover of the earth's burden, O the paramour of the daughter of the earth, O the cause of pleasure in devotees, O the nourisher of the dynasty of the sun, O the one with feet as delicate as the lotus, O the redeemer of the wife of the Brahmin (Ahalyā), O the nourisher of the three worlds, O the slayer of the clan of demons, O the bearer of sharp arrows, O the destroyer of Rāvaṇa in battle, O the new cloud for the Cātaka bird in the form of the descendant of Bhṛgu (Paraśurāma), O Rāma, O the ornament of devotees, take pleasure in my mind with Sītā. ॥ 20.13 ॥“
— Rāmabhadrācārya Hindu religious leader 1950
„Herod, God! - all young Poland 's given into Herod's hands. What do I see? Long white roads like stations of the cross, long roads unseen through ancient forests, through the snow, all roads leading North. There, there, to the far country, they float like rivers.“
— Adam Mickiewicz Polish national poet, dramatist, essayist, publicist, translator, professor of Slavic literature, and political activist 1798 - 1855
Part three, scene 5.
„Every wife is like Mary the Blessed and may bear a saviour of mankind. The road is long, but the ways of Heaven are sure.“
— John Buchan British politician 1875 - 1940
Ch. V "The Maid"
— Robert Burns Scottish poet and lyricist 1759 - 1796
„O violet-tressed Sappho chaste,
O maid with honeyed smile!
I fain would tell what is in my breast,
Did shame me not beguile.“
— Alcaeus of Mytilene ancient Greek poet -630 - -560 a.C.
"To Sappho", as translated by Walter Petersen
„O holy trust! O endless sense of rest!
Like the beloved John
To lay his head upon the Saviour's breast,
And thus to journey on!“
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow American poet 1807 - 1882
"Hymn, For my Brother's Ordination", The Seaside and the Fireside (1850).
„Once she kissed me with a jest,
Once with a tear —
O where's the heart was in my breast,
And the ring was in my ear?“
— Eleanor Farjeon English children's writer 1881 - 1965
„O God within my breast,
Almighty, ever-present Deity!
Life — that in me has rest,
As I — undying Life — have power in Thee!“
— Emily Brontë English novelist and poet 1818 - 1848
Context: p>No coward soul is mine, No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere: I see Heaven's glories shine, And Faith shines equal, arming me from Fear.O God within my breast, Almighty, ever-present Deity! Life — that in me has rest, As I — undying Life — have power in Thee!Vain are the thousand creeds That move men's hearts: unutterably vain; Worthless as withered weeds, Or idlest froth amid the boundless main...</p
„While traveling our separated roads through life, we are also either road signs or potholes on the roads of others.“
— Eugene J. Martin American artist 1938 - 2005
Cellar Door, Spring 1985, Vol. 12(2), p. 50.
— William Morris author, designer, and craftsman 1834 - 1896
Context: Dawn talks to Day Over dew-gleaming flowers, Night flies away Till the resting of hours: Fresh are thy feet And with dreams thine eyes glistening, Thy still lips are sweet Though the world is a-listening. O Love, set a word in my mouth for our meeting, Cast thine arms round about me to stay my heart's beating! O fresh day, O fair day, O long day made ours!
„I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be
A pleasant road.
I do not ask that Thou wouldst take from me
Aught of its load;“
— Adelaide Anne Procter English poet and songwriter 1825 - 1864
"Per Pacem ad Lucem".
„Stranger to love and the benevolent
hand of age......
History has recorded on our papery hearts
By the reed
And each partition of the reed
Complains of the Masnavi of our groans:...........??
The lines in your hands
(these winding roads)
Is familiar to my eye.
The lines in your hand
Are more familiar to me than my own lines...
They buried us together in the grave
A thousand years ago“
— Farrokh Tamimi Iranian poet and translator 1934 - 2003
— Jim Morrison lead singer of The Doors 1943 - 1971
Context: O great creator of being grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives The moths & atheists are doubly divine & dying We live, we die and death not ends it
„I believe there is no philosophical high-road in science, with epistemological signposts. No, we are in a jungle and find our way by trial and error, building our road behind us as we proceed.“
— Max Born physicist 1882 - 1970
Context: I believe there is no philosophical high-road in science, with epistemological signposts. No, we are in a jungle and find our way by trial and error, building our road behind us as we proceed. We do not find signposts at crossroads, but our own scouts erect them, to help the rest. Experiment and Theory in Physics (1943), p. 44