Johann Schiller

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Johann Schiller

For every event is a judgment of God.
[Ger., Denn aller Ausgang ist ein Gottesurheil.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In a narrow circle the mind contracts.
Man grows with his expanded needs.
[Ger., Im engen Kreis verengert sich der Sinn.
Es wachst der Mensch mit seinen grossern Zwecken.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The dream is short, repentance long.
[Ger., Der Wahn ist kurtz, die Reu ist lang.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Not he who scorns the Saviour's yoke
Should wear his cross upon the heart.More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What the reason of the ant laboriously drags into a heap, the
wind of accident will collect in one breadth.
[Was der Ameise Vernunft muhsam, zu Haufen schleppt, jagt in
einem Hui der Wind des Zufalls zusammen.More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To rankling poison hast thou turned in me the milk of human
kindness.
[Ger., In gahrend Drachengift hast du
Die Milch der frommen Denkart mir verwandelt.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Moor has done his work, the Moor may go.
[Ger., Der Mohr hat seine Arbeit gethan, der Mohr kann gehen.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The zeal of friends it is that razes me,
And not the hate of enemies.
[Ger., Der Freunde Eifer ist's, der mich
Zu Grunde richtet, nicht der Hass der Feinde.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And this be the vocation fit,
For which the founder fashioned it;
High, high above earth's life, earth's labor
E'en to the heaven's blue vault to soar.
To hover as the thunder's neighbor,
The very firmament explore.
To be a voice as from above
Like yonder stars so bright and clear,
That praise their Maker as they move,
And usher in the circling year.
Tun'd be itMore Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Around, around,
Companions all, take your ground,
And name the bell with joy profound!
Concordia is the world we've found
Most meet to express the harmonious sound,
That calls to those in friendship bound.More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I feel that I am a man of destiny.
[Ger., Ich fuhl 's das ich der Mann des Schicksals bin.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Deaf rage that hears no leader.
[Ger., Dem tauben Grimm, der keinen Fuhrer hort.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A jest loses its point when the jester laughs himself.
[Ger., Des Spass verliert Alles, wenn der Spassmacher selber
lacht.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Day's lustrous eyes grow heavy in sweet death.More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We are one people and will act as one.
[Ger., Wir sind ein Volk, und einig wollen wir handeln.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Be united--united--united.
[Ger., Seid einig--einig--einig.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Alas! when duty grows thy law, enjoyment fades away.More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If thou art something bring thy soul and interchange with mine.
- Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller,More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When kings are building, draymen have something to do.
[Ger., Wenn die Konige bau'n, haben die Karrner zu thun.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Satisfy a few to please many is bad.
[Ger., Mach' es Wenigen recht; vielen gefallen ist schlimm.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Against stupidity the very gods
Themselves contend in vain.
[Ger., Mit der Dummheit kampfen Gotter selbst vergebens.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A pity about the people! they are brave enough comrades, but
they have heads like a soapboiler's.
[Ger., Schad'um die Leut'! Sind sonst wackre Bruder
Aber das denkt, wie ein Seifensieder.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Stern is the visage of necessity.
[Ger., Ernst ist der Anblick der Nothwendigkeit.]More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Song forbids victorious deeds to die.More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The lively Shadow-World of Song.More Johann Schiller [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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