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Quote of Novalis - The mysterious way leads inwards. Eternity...


Biography - Novalis:

Novalis pen name of Georg Philipp Friedrich von Hardenberg. German poet, author, mystic and philosopher.
Born: 1772 - Died: 1801
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Quote

The mysterious way leads inwards. Eternity with its worlds — the past and future — is in ourselves or nowhere.
Novalis - Pollen




Translation  

Translation

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German
Nach Innen geht der geheimnißvolle Weg. In uns, oder nirgends ist die Ewigkeit mit ihren Welten, die Vergangenheit und Zukunft.”
Novalis - Blütenstaub

French
Le chemin mystérieux va vers l'intérieur. C'est en nous, sinon nulle part, qu'est l'Eternité avec ses mondes, le passé et l'avenir.”
Novalis - Grains de pollen




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If you don't know where you are going any road can take you there.”
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One never goes so far as when one no longer knows where one is going.”
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Each man must invent his own path.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - The Flies
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Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.”
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The way up and down is one and the same.”
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When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.”
Paulo Coelho
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Quotes for: past

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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Nor is it right to say there are three times: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be more correct to say: there are three times: a present of things past, a present of things present, a present of things future.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
Seneca
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Man is the future of man.”
Francis Ponge
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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”
Alan Watts
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.”

Arthur Rimbaud
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Time, that moving image of an immovable eternity.”
Jean-Baptiste Rousseau
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Be humanity evermore our goal.”
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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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If life is ephemeral, the fact of having lived a life which is ephemeral is an eternal fact.”
Vladimir Jankélévitch - La Mort
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Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end.”
Hildegard of Bingen
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Novalis also said...


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Wisdom is harmony.”
Novalis - Fragments
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
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Philosophy is properly Home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.”
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.”
Novalis - Fragments
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Everything mystical is personal — accordingly it is an elementary variation of the universe.”
Novalis - Fragments
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The heart is the key of the world and of life.”
Novalis
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