Stefan Zweig

Stefan Zweig

Austrian writer
He who has been impoverished for a long timewho has long stood before the door of the mighty in darkness and begged for alms,has filled his heart with bitterness so that it resembles a sponge full of gall; he knows about the injustice and folly of all human action and sometimes his lips tremble with rage and a stifled scream.More Stefan Zweig quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In 1938, after Austria, our universe had become accustomed to inhumanity, to lawlessness, and brutality as never in centuries before. In a former day the occurrences in unhappy Vienna alone would have been sufficient to cause international proscription, but in 1938 the world conscience was silent or merely muttered surlily before it forgot and forgave.More Stefan Zweig quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The strength of a love is always misjudged if we evaluate it by its immediate cause and not the stress that went before it, the dark and hollow space full of disappointment and loneliness that precedes all the great events in the heart's history.More Stefan Zweig quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In history as in human life, regret does not bring back a lost moment and a thousand years will not recover something lost in a single hour.More Stefan Zweig quotes [07/06/2011 08:07:28]
Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.More Stefan Zweig quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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