„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.“

—  Aleksandr Blok, "On Kulikovo Field" (1908); translation from Sarah Pratt Nikolai Zabolotsky (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2000) p. 53.
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Aleksandr Blok
1880 - 1921

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„The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness, than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.“

—  William Hazlitt English writer 1778 - 1830
"American Literature — Dr. Channing," Edinburgh Review, (October 1829), reprinted in The Collected Works of William Hazlitt (1902-1904)

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„O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray,
To come to me: of cureless ills thou art
The one physician. Pain lays not its touch
Upon a corpse.“

—  Aeschylus ancient Athenian playwright -525 - -456 a.C.
Fragment 250 (trans. by Plumptre), reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)