„A traveller from the cradle to the grave
Through the dim night of this immortal day.“

—  Percy Bysshe Shelley, Prometheus Unbound

Demogorgon, Act IV, l. 549
Prometheus Unbound (1818–1819; publ. 1820)
Kontextus: Man, who wert once a despot and a slave,
A dupe and a deceiver! a decay,
A traveller from the cradle to the grave
Through the dim night of this immortal day.

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Graham Joyce fénykép
Sarah Helen Whitman fénykép

„The summer skies are darkly blue,
The days are still and bright,
And Evening trails her robes of gold
Through the dim halls of Night.“

—  Sarah Helen Whitman United States poet 1803 - 1878

Summer's Call. Compare: "I heard the trailing garments of the Night / Sweep through her marble halls", Longfellow.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

John Dyer fénykép
Gideon Mantell fénykép
Georges Bernanos fénykép

„[T]he cradle is shallower than the grave.“

—  Georges Bernanos, könyv Monsieur Ouine

Forrás: Monsieur Ouine, 1943, p.244

Edward Bellamy fénykép

„The nation guarantees the nurture, education, and comfortable maintenance of every citizen from the cradle to the grave.“

—  Edward Bellamy American author and socialist 1850 - 1898

Forrás: Looking Backward, 2000-1887 http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext96/lkbak10.txt (1888), Ch. 9.

Barbara Kingsolver fénykép
Joseph Hall fénykép

„Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.“

—  Joseph Hall British bishop 1574 - 1656

Epistles, Decade III, epistle 2. Compare: "And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb./Our birth is nothing but our death begun", Edward Young, Night Thoughts, night v., line 718.

William Wordsworth fénykép

„Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on,
Through words and things, a dim and perilous way.“

—  William Wordsworth English Romantic poet 1770 - 1850

The Borderers Act iv. Sc. 2.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

Jefferson Davis fénykép

„We recognize the fact of the inferiority stamped upon that race of men by the Creator, and from the cradle to the grave, our Government, as a civil institution, marks that inferiority.“

—  Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate States of America 1808 - 1889

Reply in the Senate to William H. Seward (29 February 1860), Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol. As quoted in The Papers of Jefferson Davis, Volume 6, pp. 277–84. Transcribed from the Congressional Globe, 36th Congress, 1st Session, pp. 916–18.
1860s

John Ashbery fénykép
Emil M. Cioran fénykép
Isaac Watts fénykép

„There is a land of pure delight,
Where saints immortal reign;
Infinite day excludes the night,
And pleasures banish pain.“

—  Isaac Watts English hymnwriter, theologian and logician 1674 - 1748

Hymn 66, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Book II.
Attributed from postum publications, Hymns and Spiritual Songs (1773)

Jim Morrison fénykép
Tupac Shakur fénykép

„If you can make it through the night, there's a brighter day.“

—  Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996

Változat: For every dark night, there's a brighter day.

C.G. Jung fénykép

„Nights through dreams tell the myths forgotten by the day.“

—  C.G. Jung, könyv Memories, Dreams, Reflections

Forrás: Memories, Dreams, Reflections

Haruki Murakami fénykép

„The fresh smell of coffee soon wafted through the apartment, the smell that separates night from day.“

—  Haruki Murakami, könyv Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Forrás: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Kid Cudi fénykép

„O for that Night! where I in Him
Might live invisible and dim!“

—  Henry Vaughan Welsh author, physician and metaphysical poet 1621 - 1695

"The Night," l. 49.
Silex Scintillans (1655)
Kontextus: There is in God — some say —
A deep, but dazzling darkness; as men here
Say it is late and dusky, because they
See not all clear.
O for that Night! where I in Him
Might live invisible and dim!

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