Friedrich Schiller Quotes
Most popular Friedrich Schiller Quotes
To save all we must risk all.
Great souls endure in silence.
Dare to be wrong, and to dream.
Grace is a kind of movable beauty.
Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
The universe is one of God's thoughts.
Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
Every true genius is bound to be naive.
Whatever is not forbidden is permitted.
With folly even the gods contend in vain.
The May of life blooms once, and not again.
Deep meaning oft lies hid in childish play.
One can advise comfortably from a safe port.
Time flies on restless pinions—constant never.
A brave man risks his life but not his conscience.
Against stupidity the gods Themselves contend in vain.
Opposition inflames the enthusiast, never converts him.
Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.
In what they leave unsaid I discover a master of style.
The joke loses everything when the joker laughs himself.
I have enjoyed the happiness of the world; I have loved.
Opposition always enflames the enthusiast, never converts him.
He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times.
Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine.
The jest loses its point when one who makes it is the first to laugh.
Deeper meaning resides in the fairytales told to me in my childhood than in any truth that is taught in life.
Revenge is barren. Of itself it makes The dreadful food it feeds on; its delight Is murder—its satiety despair.
It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
A gracious sovereign throws his portals wide, Admitting every guest, excluding none; As freely as the firmament the world, So mercy must encircle friend and foe.