Hermann hesse Quotes

β€œWithin you, there is a stillness and...

β€œWithin you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at anytime and be yourself.” β€” Hermann Hesse
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"The bird fights its way out of the egg...

"The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world." - Hermann Hesse
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"If I know what lov...

"If I know what love is, it is because of you. " -Hermann Hesse
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"(...) And everything together, all voices, all goals, all yearning, all suffering,...

"(...) And everything together, all voices, all goals, all yearning, all suffering, all pleasure, all that was good and evil, all of this together was the world. All of it together was the flow of events, was the music of life." -Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
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β€œWithin you, there is a stillness and...

β€œWithin you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at anytime and be yourself.” - Hermann Hesse
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And all the voices, all the goals, all the yearnings, all the sorrows, all the...

And all the voices, all the goals, all the yearnings, all the sorrows, all the pleasures, all the good and evil, all of them together was the world. All of them together was the stream of events, the music of life- Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
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"The deity is within you, not in ideas an...

"The deity is within you, not in ideas and books. Truth is lived, not taught." --Hermann Hesse, The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi)
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"People with courage and c...

"People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest." β€” Hermann Hesse
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"Blessed be he who has found his solitude, not the solitude pictured in painting or poetry, but h...

"Blessed be he who has found his solitude, not the solitude pictured in painting or poetry, but his own, unique, predestined solitude. Blessed be he who knows how to suffer! Blessed be he who bears the magic stone in his heart. To him comes destiny, from him comes authentic action." --Hermann Hesse
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"If you hate a person, you hate something in...

"If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us." β€” Hermann Hesse
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β€œIf you hate a person, you hate something in hi...

β€œIf you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.” ― Hermann Hesse, Demian
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"Within you there is a stillness and ...

"Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself." - Hermann Hesse
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"If you hate a person, you hate something in...

"If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us." - Hermann Hesse
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"I wanted only to try to live in accord wit...

"I wanted only to try to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self. Why was that so very difficult?" Hermann Hesse
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"Most men, the herd, have never tasted solitude. They leave father and mo...

"Most men, the herd, have never tasted solitude. They leave father and mother, but only to crawl to a wife and quietly succumb to new warmth and new ties. They are never alone, they never commune with themselves" -Hermann Hesse
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"I can think, I can wait...

"I can think, I can wait, I can fast" in the Book - Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
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β€œMy story is not a pleasant one; it is neither sweet nor harmonious, as invente...

β€œMy story is not a pleasant one; it is neither sweet nor harmonious, as invented stories are; it has the taste of nonsense and chaos, of madness and dreams β€” like the lives of all men who stop deceiving themselves.” ―Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf
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"We can understand one anothe...

"We can understand one another; but each one is able to explain only himself" - Hermann Hesse
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"Because the world is so full of death and horror, ...

"Because the world is so full of death and horror, I try again and again to console my heart and pick the flowers that grow in the midst of hell." -Hermann Hesse
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"Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can ...

"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
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"People with courage and c...

"People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest." β€” Hermann Hesse
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"Eternity is a mere mo...

"Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke." β€” Hermann Hesse
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β€œThe high value put upon every minute of time, the idea of...

β€œThe high value put upon every minute of time, the idea of hurry-hurry as the most important objective of living, is unquestionably the most dangerous enemy of joy.” – Hermann Hesse
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Happiness is a how; no...

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object. - Hermann Hesse
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β€œLearn what is to be ta...

β€œLearn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.” ― Hermann Hesse
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Some of us think holding on ...

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. -Hermann Hesse-
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β€œIf you hate a person, you hate something in...

β€œIf you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.” - Hermann Hesse
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β€œWhoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, sou...

β€œWhoever 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.” -Hermann Hesse
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"My story isn't sweet and harmonious, like invented stories. It ta...

"My story isn't sweet and harmonious, like invented stories. It tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves" - Hermann Hesse
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**If you hate a person, you hate something in hi...

**If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.** Quote by: Hermann Hesse
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β€œWords do not express thoughts very well. They always b...

β€œWords do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.” - Hermann Hesse
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"Within you is a stillness and a sa...

"Within you is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” -Hermann Hesse
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β€œWisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like fool...

β€œWisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else ... Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.” ― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
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β€œWithin you is a stillness and a sa...

β€œWithin you is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” - Hermann Hesse
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At about the age of six or seven, I realized that of al...

At about the age of six or seven, I realized that of all the invisible powers the one I was destined to be most strongly affected and dominated by was music. ~ Hermann Hesse
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β€œSome of us think holding on ...

β€œSome of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Hermann Hesse
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"Everything becomes a littl...

"Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud" - Hermann Hesse
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β€œLearn what is to be ta...

β€œLearn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.” -- Hermann Hesse
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"In eternity there is no time, ...

"In eternity there is no time, only an instant long enough for a joke." ~Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf
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One never reaches home, but wherever ...

One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time. Hermann Hesse
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"There are numerous ways in whic...

"There are numerous ways in which God can makes us lonely and lead us back to ourselves"- Hermann Hesse
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There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so ...

There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself. - Hermann Hesse
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"I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased t...

"I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.” ― Hermann Hesse (Demian)
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β€œLearn what is to be ta...

β€œLearn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.” - Hermann Hesse
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 15
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"Within you there is a stillness and ...

"Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself." Hermann Hesse
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"When dealing with the insa...

"When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane." - Hermann Hesse
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"Loneliness is the way by wh...

"Loneliness is the way by which destiny endeavors to lead man to himself." - Hermann Hesse
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"You've never lived what you are thinking...

"You've never lived what you are thinking, and that isn't good. Only the ideas we actually live are of any value." β€” Hermann Hesse
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"I wanted only to try to live in accord with...

"I wanted only to try to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self. Why was that so very difficult?" ~ Hermann Hesse
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β€œWhen you like someone, you like them in sp...

β€œWhen you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.” ― Hermann Hesse
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