German Playwright Quotes
One of the main reasons why the sciences are so poor is that they imagine they are so rich. It isn't their job to throw open the door to infinite wisdom but to put a limit to infinite error.
To improve man - that's the beginning of all terror. Religion founders, totalitarians, self-righteous playwrights, ideologues, they always want the new man, the better one.
We mothers rock into the heart of the world the melody of peace.
When I hear the word "culture"... I reach for my pistol.
Most people have no imagination. If they could imagine the sufferings of others, they would not make them suffer so. What separated a German mother from a French mother?
We see God and the devil making fools of each other, and we nurture in ourselves the absolutely unshakable conviction that both of them are drunk.
It is only the strong who are strengthened by suffering; the weak are made weaker.
Not every age allows its sons to reap the results which remain great for all time, and... not every century is fitted to make the men who live in it distinguished and happy.
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Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation
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