"The silence that is in the starry sky, the sleep that is among the lonely hills" - William Wordsworth.
"What was he doing, the great god Pan/Down in the reeds by the river?" - A Musical Instrument, Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
“There are no mythical creatures, just creatures man ran in to hiding.” - Julia Golding.
"Yet stop I did: in fact I often do/And always end much at a loss like this/ Wondering what to look for; wondering, too/When churches will fall completely out of use/What we shall turn them into..." - Church Going, Phillip Larkin.
"In the right situation, we are all capable of the most terrible crimes. To imagine a world where this was not so, where every crisis did not result in new atrocities, where every newspaper is not full of war and violence. Well, this is to imagine a world where human beings cease to be human" - Yorish (The Invasion).