Quotation Explorer - 'Heinrich Heine'

First, I thought, almost despairing,This must crush my spirit now;Yet I bore it, and am bearing-Only do not ask me how. - Heinrich Heine
One should forgive one's enemies, but not before they are hanged. - Heinrich Heine
A pine tree standeth lonelyIn the North on an upland bare;It standeth whitely shroudedWith snow, and sleepeth there.It dreameth of a Palm treeWhich far in the East alone,In the mournful silence standethOn its ridge of burning stone. - Heinrich Heine
Dieu me pardonnera. C'est son m'etier (God will forgive me. It's his profession) - Heinrich Heine
Experience is a good school, but the fees are high. - Heinrich Heine
It is there, where they burn books, that eventually they burn people. - Heinrich Heine
Iron helmets will not save/Even heroes from the grave/Good man's blood will drain away/While the wickid win the day. - Heinrich Heine
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom. - Heinrich Heine
We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged - Heinrich Heine
Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings. - Heinrich Heine
Where they burn books, at the end they also burn people - Heinrich Heine
Where words leave off, music begins. - Heinrich Heine
Oh, what lies there are in kisses! - Heinrich Heine
When books are burned in the end people will be burned too. - Heinrich Heine
There are more fools in the world than there are people. - Heinrich Heine
The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle. - Heinrich Heine
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world. - Heinrich Heine
Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess. - Heinrich Heine
Perfumes are the feelings of flowers. - Heinrich Heine
And yonder sits a maiden, The fairest of the fair, With gold in her garment glittering, And she combs her golden hair. - Heinrich Heine
He only profits from praise who values criticism. - Heinrich Heine
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle. - Heinrich Heine
Dieu me pardonnera. C'est son metier. (God will forgive me. It's his job.) - Heinrich Heine
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. - Heinrich Heine
The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin. - Heinrich Heine
When words leave off, music begins. - Heinrich Heine
The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it... did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind. - Heinrich Heine
The arrow belongs not to the archer when it has once left the bow; the word no longer belongs to the speaker when it has once passed his lips. - Heinrich Heine
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