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Hermann Hesse Quotes
Brief author info: Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) German novelist.
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If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Human life is reduced to real suffering, to hell, only when two ages, two cultures and religions overlap.
To die is to go into the Collective Unconscious, to lose oneself in order to be transformed into form, pure form.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Those who are too lazy and comfortable to think for themselves and be their own judges obey the laws. Others sense their own laws within them.
The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to that deathly inner consuming fire.
Love of God is not always the same as love of good.
There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.
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