Heinrich Heine Quotes
German critic & poet (1797 - 1856)
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God will forgive me. It's his profession.
Categorized under Forgiveness
In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason.
Categorized under Religion
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.
Categorized under Talk
The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.
Categorized under Wealth
The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle.
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin.
Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid.
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.
Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings.
(Dort, wo man B
When books are burned in the end people will be burned too.
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.