Hermann Hesse

1877 - 1962

A Quote by Hermann Hesse on feeling, knowledge, losing, maturity, and thought

To recognize causes is to think, and through thought alone feelings become knowledge and are not lost, but become real and begin to mature.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on chaos, faith, history, meaning, order, seriousness, study, and tragedy

To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning. It is a very serious task, young man, and possibly a tragic one.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on laws, learning, life, listening, and truth

Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on art, feeling, life, preparation, secrets, soul, thinking, unity, and wisdom

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on cleverness, good, patience, thinking, and writing

Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse

If you hate someone, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on bliss, eternity, evil, good, illusions, suffering, time, and world

If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on opposites, truth, and words

In every truth, the opposite is equally true. A truth can only be expressed and enveloped in words if it is one-sided.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on communication, knowledge, and wisdom

Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on admiration, feeling, love, lovers, and separation

Lovers should not separate from each other after making love without admiring each other, without being conquered as well as conquering, so that no feeling of satiation or desolation arises nor the horrid feeling of misusing or having been misused.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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