The Bible (King James Version) is the record of...
Bible - direct quote
"And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it" (John 1:5 King James Version).
Bible - paraphrase
Even those who do not study the Bible are likely to know John 3:16, wherein God sacrifices His Son to save the world from itself.
Qur'an - direct quote
"Kind speech and forgiveness are better than charity followed by injury" (Qur'an 2:263).
Qur'an - paraphrase
The Qur'an 2:263 promotes the value of compassion over retaliation.
Modern edition of translated classic
(Aristotle, 350 B.C./1926) OR Aristotle (350 B.C./1926)
Aristotle. (1926). Nicomachean ethics (H. Rackham, Trans.). doi:10.4159/DLCL.aristotle-nicomachean_ethics.1926. (Original work published ca. 350 B.C.)