„The booby father craves a booby son,
And by Heaven’s blessing thinks himself undone.“

—  Edward Young, Satire II, l. 165.
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—  Robert P. George American legal scholar 1955
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„I did think I did see all heaven before me, and the great God himself.“

—  George Frideric Handel German, later British Baroque composer 1685 - 1759
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„I have had a son killed, a son-in-law die during the last battle of Nashville, another son has thrown himself away, a second son-in-law is in no better condition, I think I have had sorrow enough without having my bank account examined by a Committee of Congress.“

—  Andrew Johnson American politician, 17th president of the United States (in office from 1865 to 1869) 1808 - 1875
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„To this day we cannot enjoy the blessing brought to us in Christ without thinking at the same time of that which God gave as adornment and honour to Mary, in willing her to be the mother of his only-begotten Son.“

—  John Calvin French Protestant reformer 1509 - 1564
New Testament Commentaries, John 1.32; as quoted in Thomas F. Torrance, "A Harmony of Matthew, Mark and Luke” https://books.google.com/books/about/A_harmony_of_the_Gospels_Matthew_Mark_an.html?id=0diPvgAACAAJ (St. Andrew's Press, Edinburgh, 1972), p.32. and "The Gospel of St. John: The Story of the Son of God" https://books.google.com/books?isbn=113704120X

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„Sometimes ah think that people become junkies just because they subconsiously crave a wee bit ay silence.“

—  Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting
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„I loved Fred so, and I mean that in the nicest, warmest way: I had such affection for him artistically. I think that experience with Fred was a divine blessing. It blessed me, I know, and I don't think blessings are one sided.“

—  Ginger Rogers American actress and dancer 1911 - 1995
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