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Friedrich Hölderlin

Quote of Friedrich Hölderlin - He who has thought most deeply...

Biography - Friedrich Hölderlin:

German lyric poet.
Born: 1770 - Died: 1843
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany

He who has thought most deeply loves what is most alive.



(German, French)

Wer das Tiefste gedacht, liebt das Lebendigste.

Qui a pensé le plus profond aime le plus vivant.

See also 

See also...

Truly there is no wise man. Who does not know the dark.

Quotes for: life


Quotes about life:

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.

A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

To live means to love, but above all, to love life.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Quotes for: to think


Quotes for: to think

A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.

Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

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

I think, therefore I am.

For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.


Friedrich Hölderlin also said...

But where the danger is,
also grows the saving power.

Art is the transition from nature to education, and from education to nature.

Like the disputes of lovers are the dissonances of the world. Reconciliation is there, even in the midst of strife, and all that is parted finds itself united again.

What has always made the state a hell on earth has been precisely that man has tried to make it heaven.

He who steps upon his misery stands higher.

We are nothing; what we seek is everything.

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