„O woman-country! wooed not wed,
Loved all the more by earth's male-lands,
Laid to their hearts instead.“
— Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889
By the Fireside, vi.
— Helen Rowland American journalist 1875 - 1950
„Just as, out of habit, one consults a run-down clock as though it were still going, so too one may look at the face of a beautiful woman as though she were still in love.“
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German writer, artist, and politician 1749 - 1832
Maxim 246, trans. Stopp
„Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.“
— Milan Kundera Czech author of Czech and French literature 1929
— Anaïs Nin writer of novels, short stories, and erotica 1903 - 1977
June 18, 1934
— Joseph Addison politician, writer and playwright 1672 - 1719
No. 475 (4 September 1712).
— David Eddings American novelist 1931 - 2009
— Walter Scott Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet 1771 - 1832
Canto V, st. 12 (Lochinvar, st. 2).