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Quote of Novalis - Poesy dissolves foreign being into our...

Biography - Novalis:

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

Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.



(German, French)

Die Poësie lößt fremdes Dasein in Eignen auf.

La poésie dissout un être étranger en être propre.

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Quotes for: poetry


Quotes about poetry:

Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.

Why should poetry have to make sense?

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
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Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.

Love is the poetry of the senses.


Novalis also said...

Wisdom is harmony.

Philosophy is properly Home-sickness; the wish to be everywhere at home.
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Everything mystical is personal — accordingly it is an elementary variation of the universe.

The heart is the key of the world and of life.
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Every human being should be an artist. Everything can become beautiful art.
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
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