Friedrich Schiller Quotes

No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

No doubt the artist is the child of his time.. view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Mankind is made great or little by its own will... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Keep true to the dreams of your youth... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest.. view

By: Friedrich Schiller

It is often wise to reveal that which cannot be concealed for long... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

It is easy to give advice from a port of safety... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

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... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

It hinders the creative work of the mind if the intellect examines too closely the ideas as they pour in... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

It does not prove a thing to be right because the majority say it is so... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

I am better than my reputation... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Honesty prospers in every condition of life... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

He who considers too much will perform little... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Great souls suffer in silence... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Live with your century.. view

By: Friedrich Schiller

The universe is one of God's thoughts... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Will it, and set to work briskly... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Votes should be weighed not counted... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

To save all we must risk all... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

There is no such thing as chance.. view

By: Friedrich Schiller

The world is ruled only by consideration of advantages... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

The will of man is his happiness... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Not without a shudder may the human hand reach into the mysterious urn of destiny... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Opposition always inflames the enthusiast, never converts him... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Posterity weaves no garlands for imitators... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Power is the most persuasive rhetoric... view

By: Friedrich Schiller

Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action.. view

By: Friedrich Schiller