To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.
Quote by Hermann Hesse
Love is stronger than violence.
Paradise is seldom recognized as such until it is considered from the outside.
Within us there is someone who knows everything, wills everything, does everything better than we...
Whenever books are burned, sooner or later men also are burned.
What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these...
The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the...
Only the ideas that we really live have any value.
Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.
Every age, every culture, every custom and tradition has its own character, its own weakness...
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself....
You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, single...
The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the...
To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to...
Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.
Perhaps people like us cannot love. Ordinary people can - that is their secret.
It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other,...
One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home...
In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation...
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.