For this was but a prelude; for when books are burnt, human beings will be burnt in the end. Heinrich Heine German- Jewish Poet 1820
Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Source: Heinrich Heine--German-Jewish Poet 1820
Contributed by: Yes-Home
Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings.
Contributed by: Andi
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
Contributed by: Zaady
One should forgive one's enemies, but not before they are hanged.
Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.
Mark this well, ye proud men of action! Ye are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
Genius: 1. to believe your own thought. To believe that what is true for you is ultimately true. 2. a sledgehammer. 3. the fruit of labour and thought. 4. soul. 5. the ability to put into effect what is in your mind. 6. something one can become.
The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it... did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind.
There are more fools in the world than there are people.
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Source: Almansor: A Tragedy, 1823
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