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Friedrich Schiller

Quote of Friedrich Schiller - My spirit yearns for action, my...


Biography - Friedrich Schiller:

German poet and philosopher.
Born: 1759 - Died: 1805
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Mon esprit a soif d'action, j'aspire à la liberté de tout mon souffle.

German
Mein Geist dürstet nach Taten, mein Atem nach Freiheit.




See also 

See also...



What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.




Quotes for: mind


Quotes

Quotes about mind:


Hide your life and spread your spirit.





A healthy mind in a healthy body.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.





It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.





It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.











Quotes for: freedom


Quotes

Quotes about freedom:


This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





Article I – Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions can be founded only on the common good.





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."











Quotes for: action


Quotes

Quotes about action:


I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.





One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.





Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.











Quotes

Friedrich Schiller also said...


The stars of your destiny are in your heart.





It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.





Simplicity is the result of maturity.





Opposition embitters the enthusiast but never converts him.





The dignity of mankind is in your hands; protect it!
It sinks with you! With you it will ascend.






Love is only known by him who hopelessly persists in love.












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