Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse

was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter
Things are going downhill with you!' he said to himself, and laughed about it, and as he was saying it, he happened to glance at the river, and he also saw the river going downhill, always moving on downhill, and singing and being happy through it all.More Hermann Hesse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was morning; through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion.More Hermann Hesse quotes [08/27/2011 01:08:20]
Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.More Hermann Hesse quotes [08/27/2011 01:08:55]
He saw mankind going through life in a childlike manner... which he loved but also despised.... He saw them toiling, saw them suffering, and becoming gray for the sake of things which seemed to him to be entirely unworthy of this price, for money, for little pleasures, for being slightly honoured....More Hermann Hesse quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was out of my bed in one second, trembling with excitement, and I dashed to the door and into the adjoining room, where I could watch the streets below from the windows.More Hermann Hesse quotes [08/27/2011 01:08:49]

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