Friedrich Schiller

1759 - 1805

A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on crime, fortune, greatness, and guilt

It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.

Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805)

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on friendship, mercy, and world

As freely as the firmament embraces the world, or the sun pours forth impartially his beams, so mercy must encircle both friend and foe.

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Opposition inflames the enthusiast, never converts him.

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on peace

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Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on god, gold, and mountains

When faced with a mountain, I will not quit! I will keep on striving until I climb over, find a pass through, tunnel underneath - or simply stay and turn the mountain into a gold mine, with God's help!

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on enemies

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A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on struggle and stupidity

With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on silence, soul, and suffering

Great souls suffer in silence.

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

One can advise comfortably from a safe port.

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A Quote by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller on beauty, existence, feeling, heart, and truth

Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart.

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