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Hermann Hesse Quotes: "I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value."

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.




Hermann Hesse Quotes: "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."

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.




Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go."

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults."

When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.




Hermann Hesse Quotes: "The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world. The bird flies to God. The God's name is Abraxas."

The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world. The bird flies to God. The God's name is Abraxas.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "I live in my dreams — that's what you sense. Other people live in dreams, but not in their own. That's the difference."

I live in my dreams — that's what you sense. Other people live in dreams, but not in their own. That's the difference.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "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."

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.




Hermann Hesse Quotes: "I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me."

I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours."

Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "You have to try the impossible to achieve the possible"

You have to try the impossible to achieve the possible



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Every experience has its element of magic."

Every experience has its element of magic.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "I wanted only to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self. Why was that so very difficult?"

I wanted only to live in accord with the promptings which came from my true self. Why was that so very difficult?




Hermann Hesse Quotes: "You must find your dream...but no dream lasts forever, each dream is followed by another, and one should not cling to any particular dream."

You must find your dream...but no dream lasts forever, each dream is followed by another, and one should not cling to any particular dream.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is only your aversion to it that hurts, nothing else."

Love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is only your aversion to it that hurts, nothing else.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "You are only afriad if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves. A whole society composed of men afraid of the unknown within them!"

You are only afriad if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves. A whole society composed of men afraid of the unknown within them!



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object."

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "I began to understand that suffering and disappointments and melancholy are there not to vex us or cheapen us or deprive us of our dignity but to mature and transfigure us."

I began to understand that suffering and disappointments and melancholy are there not to vex us or cheapen us or deprive us of our dignity but to mature and transfigure us.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest."

People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "There is no reality except the one contained within us."

There is no reality except the one contained within us.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "God does not send us despair in order to kill us; he sends it in order to awaken us to new life."

God does not send us despair in order to kill us; he sends it in order to awaken us to new life.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "A tree has something to say to us: Be still! Be still! Look at me!... Home is within you, or home is nowhere at all."

A tree has something to say to us: Be still! Be still! Look at me!... Home is within you, or home is nowhere at all.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "If I know what love is, it is because of you."

If I know what love is, it is because of you.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "The truth is lived, not taught."

The truth is lived, not taught.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation."

The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "I am fond of music I think because it is so amoral. Everything else is moral and I am after something that isn't. I have always found moralizing intolerable."

I am fond of music I think because it is so amoral. Everything else is moral and I am after something that isn't. I have always found moralizing intolerable.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "I realize today that nothing in the world is more distasteful to a man than to take the path that leads to himself."

I realize today that nothing in the world is more distasteful to a man than to take the path that leads to himself.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "When the suffering becomes acute enough, one goes forward."

When the suffering becomes acute enough, one goes forward.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Happiness is love, nothing else. A man who is capable of love is happy."

Happiness is love, nothing else. A man who is capable of love is happy.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: ". . . gentleness is stronger than severity, water is stronger than rock, love is stronger than force."

. . . gentleness is stronger than severity, water is stronger than rock, love is stronger than force.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men each one of whom is a valuable, unique experiment on the part of nature are shot down wholesale."

What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men each one of whom is a valuable, unique experiment on the part of nature are shot down wholesale.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves."

You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "As a body everyone is single, as a soul never."

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "You must find your dream, then the way becomes easy."

You must find your dream, then the way becomes easy.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Within us there is someone who knows everything, wills everything, does everything better than we ourselves."

Within us there is someone who knows everything, wills everything, does everything better than we ourselves.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Solitude is independence."

Solitude is independence.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Each man had only one genuine vocation to find the way to himself."

Each man had only one genuine vocation to find the way to himself.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "A house without books is a poor house, even if beautiful rugs are covering its floors and precious wallpapers and pictures cover its walls"

A house without books is a poor house, even if beautiful rugs are covering its floors and precious wallpapers and pictures cover its walls



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Because the world is so full of death and horror, I try again and again to console my heart and pick the flowers that grow in the midst of hell."

Because the world is so full of death and horror, I try again and again to console my heart and pick the flowers that grow in the midst of hell.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "We have to stumble through so much dirt and humbug before we reach home. And we have no one to guide us. Our only guide is our homesickness."

We have to stumble through so much dirt and humbug before we reach home. And we have no one to guide us. Our only guide is our homesickness.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Life is waiting everywhere, the future is flowering everywhere, but we only see a small part of it and step on much of it with our feet"

Life is waiting everywhere, the future is flowering everywhere, but we only see a small part of it and step on much of it with our feet



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Every man's story is important, eternal and sacred. That is why every man, as long as he lives and fulfills the will of nature, is wondrous and worthy of every consideration."

Every man's story is important, eternal and sacred. That is why every man, as long as he lives and fulfills the will of nature, is wondrous and worthy of every consideration.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "madness, in a higher sense, is the beginning of all wisdom"

madness, in a higher sense, is the beginning of all wisdom



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Not in his speech, not in his thoughts, I see his greatness, only in his actions, in his life."

Not in his speech, not in his thoughts, I see his greatness, only in his actions, in his life.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "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."

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.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Any attempt to replace a personal conscience by a collective conscience does violence to the individual and is the first step toward totalitarianism."

Any attempt to replace a personal conscience by a collective conscience does violence to the individual and is the first step toward totalitarianism.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "Love must neither beg nor demand. Love must be strong enough to find certainty within itself. It then cease to be moved and becomes the mover."

Love must neither beg nor demand. Love must be strong enough to find certainty within itself. It then cease to be moved and becomes the mover.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "I am in truth the Steppenwolf that I often call myself; that beast astray that finds neither home nor joy nor nourishment in a world that is strange and incomprehensible to him."

I am in truth the Steppenwolf that I often call myself; that beast astray that finds neither home nor joy nor nourishment in a world that is strange and incomprehensible to him.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure."

The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.



Hermann Hesse Quotes: "What you call passion is not spiritual force, but friction between the soul and the outside world."

What you call passion is not spiritual force, but friction between the soul and the outside world.