Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic

Lived from: 1744-1803

Category: Philosophers | Media | Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Johann Gottfried Von Herder

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    Brave is the lion tamer, brave is the world subduer, but braver is the one who has subdued himself.
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    Say oh wise man how you have come to such knowledge? Because I was never ashamed to confess my ignorance and ask others.
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    Those that embrace the entire universe with love, for the most part love nothing, but their narrow selves.
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    Touch not the flute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent.
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    What of us lies in the hearts of others is our truest and deepest self.
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    Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
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