— Richard Wright African-American writer 1908 - 1960
„I wish the Queen had died the night before the Royal Jubilee – I wish she’d just f***ing died. But they wouldn’t have been able to tell us that she’d died. They would have had to hollow out her body and get that guy who plays Gollum to wear it.“
— Frankie Boyle Scottish comedian 1972
„Now had Aurora displayed her mantle over the blushing skies, and dark night withdrawn her sable veil.“
— Miguel de Cervantes Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright 1547 - 1616
„The thunder rolls,
And the lightnin' strikes.
Another love grows cold
On a sleepless night.
As the storm blows on
Out of control,
Deep in her heart
The thunder rolls.“
— Garth Brooks American country music artist 1962
The Thunder Rolls, written by G. Brooks and Pat Alger
— Thomas Hood British writer 1799 - 1845
The Surplice Question; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
„And there was one, beneath black eaves, who thought,
Combing with lifted arms her golden hair,
Of the lover who hurried towards her through the night;
And there was one who dreamed of a sudden death
As she blew out her light.“
— Conrad Aiken American novelist and poet 1889 - 1973
— George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633
„Misty path and the night is endless,
She could be a queen
Or a desert princess.
Hero takes her hand and leads her through...
Who knows what this night will do?
Only in the blue night he comes to her
That's when the whole night
Belongs to her.“
— Mike Oldfield English musician, multi-instrumentalist 1953
„Bill Hutchinson went over to his wife and forced the slip of paper out of her hand. It had a black spot on it, the black spot Mr. Summers had made the night before with the heavy pencil in the coal company office. Bill Hutchinson held it up, and there was a stir in the crowd.“
— Shirley Jackson novelist, short story writer 1916 - 1965
— Scott Lynch American writer 1978
Chapter 3 “Warm Hospitality” section 3 (p. 124)
„Mad about the boy
I know it's stupid to be mad about the boy
I'm so ashamed of it but must admit the sleepless nights I've had
About the boy“
— Noel Coward English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer 1899 - 1973