Thursday, May 24, 2012
Hermann Hesse Quotes
"All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened."
"Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke."
"Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud."
"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."
"It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is."
"Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin."
"Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader."
"When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane."