Die Halle der Weisheit - The Hall of Wisdom:
Verschiedenes / Miscellaneous

Wer einen Engel sucht und nur nach den Flügeln schaut, darf sich nicht wundern, wenn er eine dumme Gans nach Hause bringt.
If you search for an angel and just look at the wings you shouldn´t wonder if you take home a dumb chick.

Das habe ich im Internet gefunden.
I found this on the internet.
What is there left for me
To do in this life ?
Did I achieve what had I
Set in my sight ?
Am I a happy man ?
Or is it sinking sand ?
Was it all worth it ?
Was it all worth it ?
Queen, "Was it all worth it ?"
(The Miracle, 1989)
Why do I have
To face this alone ?
Asking this question
Time and again.
Praying to God
Won´t keep me alive
Inside my head
Feel the fear start to rise
Iron Maiden, "Sign of the Cross"
(The X-Factor, 1996)
My world is dark and out of touch
Iīm left alone a bit too much
What you see is what you get
But when you canīt thereīs nothing left
Rage, "From the Cradle to the Grave,"
(XIII, 1998)
Do you choose what I chose ?
More alternatives.
Energy derives from both,
The plus and negative
Metallica, "Eye of the Beholder"
(... and Justice for all, 1988)
Evil, evil, evil Us
Some are bad but we are wuss
Dread deeds we perform with glee
We aspire to infamy
Tad Williams, River of Blue Fire,
(Otherland, Bd. / vol. 2)
Remember yesterday
And think about tomorrow
But you have to live today

Hammerfall, "Remember yesterday"
(Legacy of Kings, 1998)
And if they tell you that
I´ve lost my mind
Maybe it´s not gone
But just a little hard to find
Manowar, "Shell Shocked"
(Battle Hymns, 1982)
Waited for a sign.
Waited for a moment.
Waited for a miracle to arrive.
I guess, they lied.

Bruce Dickinson, "Omega"
(Accident of Birth, 1998
Mind what people do, not only what they say, for deeds will betray a lie.


Terry Goodkind, "Sword of Truth,"
Bd. / vol. 5)
Where shall I be in this dimension ?
Where are the others I await ?
Is this existence meant forever ?
Is there a door that leads away ?
Rage, "Just alone"
(XIII, 1998)
How many ways
Are there to roam
On this dark and
Damned road of fate ?
Dargaard, "The Infinite"
(In nomine aeternitatis, 1999)
But how do I feel
In my gloomy depths ?

Like the flat brink of a cloud
Like a dark night in autumn
A black winter day
No, darker than that
Gloomier than an autumn night

Amorphis, "Black Winter Day,"
(Tales from the Thousand Lakes /
Black Winter Day, 1993)
I´ve gone through changes
I´ve gone through pain
But that´s not enough reason
For me to go insane
I know the feeling
Just when it grows
I´m in a rage,
Up from my head fown to my toes
Europe, "Rock the Night,"
(The final Countdown, 1986)
So I open my door
To my enemies
And I ask
Could we wipe the slate clean ?
But they tell me to
Please go fuck myself
You know you
Just can´t win
Pink Floyd, "Lost for Words"
(The Division Bell, 1994)
All my hopes have been blasted.
Yet, another one may succeed.

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Moving back instead of forward
Seems to me absurd

"Eye of the Beholder"
(... and Justice for all, 1988)
Unbowed - Unbent - Unbroken
(Familienmaxime des Hauses Martell/ Family maxim of House Martell)
George R.R. Martin,
"A Song of Ice and Fire"
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
Mark Twain
In this proud land we grew up strong
We were wanted all along.
I was taught to fight, taught to win
I never thought I could fail.
No fight left or so it seems
I am a man whose dreams have all deserted.
Iīve changed my face, Iīve changed my
But no-one wants you when you lose.
Peter Gabriel (w/ Kate Bush),
"Donīt give up" (So, 1986)