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Hermann Hesse's Profile

Brief about Hermann Hesse: By info that we know Hermann Hesse was born at 1970-01-01. And also Hermann Hesse is German Novelist.

Some Hermann Hesse's quotes. Goto "Hermann Hesse's quotation" section for more.

Solitude is independence.

Tags: Solitude

Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader.

Tags: Cannot, Leader, Themselves

Perhaps people like us cannot love. Ordinary people can - that is their secret.

Tags: Cannot, Love, Secret

The truth is lived, not taught.

Tags: Lived, Taught, Truth

Meaning and reality were not hidden somewhere behind things, they were in them, in all of them.

Tags: Behind, Meaning, Reality

To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile - that is happiness.

Tags: Happiness, Smile, Woman

To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.

Tags: Faith, History, Study

Within us there is someone who knows everything, wills everything, does everything better than we ourselves.

Tags: Ourselves, Someone, Within

The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.

Tags: Great, Life, Love

There is, so I believe, in the essence of everything, something that we cannot call learning. There is, my friend, only a knowledge - that is everywhere.

Tags: Friend, Knowledge, Learning

What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men each one of whom is a valuable, unique experiment on the part of nature are shot down wholesale.

Tags: Human, Men, Nature

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.

Tags: Sometimes, Strength, Strong

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.

Tags: Bad, Good, May

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.

Tags: Hate, Him, Yourself

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

Tags: Happiness, Object, Talent

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.

Tags: Alone, Single, Soul

It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.

Tags: Become, Him, Relationship

One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.

Tags: Friendly, Home, Time

Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.

Tags: After, Thoughts, Words

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.

Tags: Cannot, Knowledge, Wisdom