Johann Herder

Johann Herder

German cultural historian
Thus we build on the ice, thus we write on the waves of the sea; the waves roaring pass away, the ice melts, and away goes our palace, like our thoughts.More Johann Herder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Say oh wise man how you have come to such knowledge? Because I was never ashamed to confess my ignorance and ask others.More Johann Herder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Have you never observed that children will sometimes, of a sudden, give utterance to ideas which makes us wonder how they got possession of them? Which presuppose a long series of other ideas and secret self-communings? Which break forth like a full stream out of the earth, an infallible sign that the stream was not produced in a moment from a few raindrops, but had long been flowing concealed beneath the ground?More Johann Herder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All our science calculates with abstracted individual external marks, which do not touch the inner existence of any single thingMore Johann Herder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.More Johann Herder quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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