I think of the poetry of René Char and all he must have seen and suffered that has brought him to speak only of sedgy rivers, of daffodils and tulips whose roots they water, even to the free-flowing river that laves the rootlets of those sweet-scented flowers that people the milky way
Ich sage euch: man muss noch Chaos in sich haben, um einem tanzenden Stern geb a« ren zu k o« nnen. I tell you: one must have chaos in one, to give birth to a dancing star.
Der getriwe ist friundes êren vrô: der ungetriwe wâfenô rüefet, swenne ein liep geschiht sînem friunde und er daz siht.wolfram von eschenbach
My enduring feeling about rené Lévesque is that if he had chosen to hang me, even as he tightened the rope round my neck, he would have complained about how humiliating it was for him to spring the trapdoor. And then, once I was swinging in the wind, he would blame my ghost for having obliged him to murder, thereby imposing a guilt trip on a sweet, self-effacing, downtrodden Francophone.Mordecai Richler
Der getriwe ist friundes êren vrô: der ungetriwe wâfenô rüefet, swenne ein liep geschiht sînem friunde und er daz siht.