Friedrich Hölderlin - Hyperion (1797)
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Before either of us knew it, we belonged to each other.
What is the wisdom of a book compared with the wisdom of an angel?
What is all that men have done and thought over thousands of years, compared with one moment of love. But in all Nature, too, it is what is nearest to perfection, what is most divinely beautiful! There all stairs lead from the threshold of life. From there we come, to there we go.