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Friedrich Schiller

Gems of Thought From German Thinkers

A rich heart lives life in moments. —Spielhagen The history of a man is his character. —Goethe The good man never thinks about himself but last. —Schiller There is only one way to approach the excellences of great men—by love. —Goethe He who doeth well the little things,Some day will…
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Gems of Thought From German Thinkers

There is no calamity like ignorance. —Jean Paul It is the surmounting of difficulties that makes heroes. —Kossuth He who wants to climb must begin at the bottom. —German Proverb Not always say all that thou knowest; but always know all that thou sayest! —Schiller Whoever would do good in…
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Gems of Thought From German Thinkers

What you have not given up you have not gained. —Schiller If a man remains modest, both when praised and censured, then believe me he is true. —Jean Paul Wisdom is a precious stone; its brilliancy showing forth most beautifully when set with meekness. —Klopstock Whoever strives for wisdom, but…
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Sacrifice

One of the underlying ideas in all religious systems is that of sacrifice. When primitive man began to observe the natural phenomena around him, and to perceive the wonderful order and sequence in the realm of nature, he, in his limitation, assigned the results noticed to the action of spirits…
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Love

Love is supposed by many to be of various kinds, but I think there can be only one kind of love; that is to say, that love is one, as God is me and God is Love; therefore love comes from God its source, and whether we give it or…
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