Hermann Hesse Quotes (71 quotes)
36 Beautiful Hermann Hesse Quotes
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "hermann-hesse" Showing of But I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration and respect. But a few others are like stars which travel one defined path: no wind reaches them, they have within themselves their guide and path. We had awoken, or were awakening, and we were striving for an ever perfect state of wakefulness, whereas the ambition and quest for happiness of the others consisted of linking their opinions, ideals, and duties, their life and happiness, ever more closely with those of the herd. They, too, strove; they, too showed signs of strength and greatness.
Inspirational Hermann Hesse quotes about life that you will love. Here are his 50 most memorable quotes about life and experience.
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Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. - Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours. Within you there is a stillness and sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.
Hermann Hesse was born on 2 July in the city of Calw, Germany. His grandfather Hermann Gundert was a man of letters and fluent in various languages. He introduced the young Hermann Hesse to the world of literature and books. Hesse went on to become one of the most celebrated authors in the world with his work Demian , Steppenwolf , Siddharta and Peter Camenzind among many others. However, it was only after his death in that he got so much attention and fame. From there onwards, his reputation grew worldwide.
All suicides have the responsibility of fighting against the temptation of suicide. Every one of them knows very well in some corner of his soul that suicide, though a way out, is rather a mean and shabby one, and that it is nobler and finer to be conquered by life than to fall by one's own hand. In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified. The mind is international and supra-national Love isn't there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.