Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun. Franz Grillparzer, "Notebooks and Diaries"
Gin-and-water is the source of all my inspiration. George Gordon Byron, "Conversations"
Give a man health and a course to steer; and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not. George Bernard Shaw, "Captain Brassbound's Conversion"
God builds his temple in the heart on the ruins of churches and religions. Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The Conduct of Life"
God creates out of nothing. [...] but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners. Soren Aabye Kierkegaard, "The Journals of Soren Kierkegaard: A Selection"
God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice. John Donne, "Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions"
God give me work, till my life shall end.
And life, till my work is done. Winifred Holtby`s epitaph