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Hermann Hesse quotes and sayings

Novelist | Born: July 2, 1877 - Died: August 9, 1962
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : The cup was emptied and would never be filled again.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : In any case, the most lively young people become the best old people, not those who pretend to be as wise as grandfathers while they are still at school.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : When the suffering becomes acute enough, one goes forward.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : It was lovely, and tempting, to exert power over men and to shine before others, but power also had its perditions and perils.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : You are willing to die, you coward, but not to live.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : Art is contemplation of the world in a state of grace and imaginatively reflecting that subjective understanding.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world. The bird flies to God. The God's name is Abraxas.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : God does not send us despair in order to kill us; he sends it in order to awaken us to new life.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : During deep meditation it is possible to dispel time, to see simultaneously all the past, present, and future, and then everything is good, everything is perfect, everything is Brahman.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : Those who are too lazy and comfortable to think for themselves and be their own judges obey the laws. Others sense their own laws within them.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : Good that you ask. You should always ask, always have doubts.
Hermann Hesse motivational quote : Abraxas was the god who was both god and devil.