Literature

Friendship is Love without his wings....
- Lord Byron
Suspense is worse than disappointment....
- Robert Burns
God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame....
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Let others speak of her shame,
I speak of my own.

O Germany, pale mother!
How soiled you are...
- Bertolt Brecht
Staburadze tells of a wonder

These vows the Council brought now to its close-
Their home...
- Andrejs Pumpurs
The gods gather

In azure vaults of heaven soaring bright,
In lofty castles filled with e...
- Andrejs Pumpurs
A LIGHT! a light! rise up, be swift;
I seize, I worship, and I lift
The bridal torches' festal ray...
- Euripides
Waves, where do you hurry
purling in a creek,
brinking toward the sun,
lisping against the flower...
- Juhan Liiv
I never saw a wild thing
sorry for itself.
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough
with...
- D. H. Lawrence
A woman is always younger than a man at equal years....
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It is very nice and lovely day
All – big and small have to go out.
Light and bright snow is fall...
- Aspazija
If I had an eagle's wings
I would rise and fly on them
To our shores, to our own parts,
To See St...
- Konstantin Miladinov
The hue of the cherry
fades too quickly from sight
all for nothing
this body of mine grows old --...
- Ono no Komachi
Over hill, over dale,
Thorough bush, thorough brier,
Over park, over pale,
Thorough flood, thorou...
- William Shakespeare
He said that he had hurt himself on a wall or that he had fallen.
But there was probably another re...
- Constantine P. Cavafy (1919)
Thinking about Holland,
I see broad rivers
moving slowly through
endless lowlands.
rows of unthi...
- Hendrik Marsman
Dark swallows will return
to hang their nests on your balcony
and again with their wings will rap ...
- Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
When you set sail for Ithaca,
wish for the road to be long,
full of adventures, full of knowledge....
- Constantine Petrou Cavafy, 1911