Swiss Poet Quotes
In my sleep, which is the song of the tombs, I have just seen her again, as beautiful as in her youth.
The more uniform a man's voice, step, manner of conversation, handwriting--the more quiet, uniform, settled, his actions, his character.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Life let us cherish, while yet the taper glows,
And the fresh flow'ret pluck ere it close;
Why are we fond of toil and care?
Why choose the rankling thorn to wear?
Johann Martin Usteri
We like to give in the sunlight, and to receive in the dark.
Jean Antoine Petit-Senn
Oh, whoever has been himself alone can never find another's loneliness strange.
Robert Walser (writer)
Man never has what he wants, because what he wants is everything.
Quote of the day
It appears first, that liberty is a natural, and government an adventitious right, because all men were originally free.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon