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37 Famous Quotes by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
11/10/1759 - 5/9/1805
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Friedrich von Schiller     Frederich Schiller     Schiller, Friedrich
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Stern is the visage of necessity. [Ger., Ernst ist der Anblick der Nothwendigkeit.]

Necessity Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Wallenstein's Tod (I, 4, 45)

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Song forbids victorious deeds to die.

Songs Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: The Artists

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The lively Shadow-World of Song.

Songs Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: The Artists

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Joy, in Nature's wide dominion, Mightiest cause of all is found; And 'tis joy that moves the pinion When the wheel of time goes round.

Joy Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Hymn to Joy, (Bowring's translation)

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The worst of me is known, and I can say that I am better than the reputation I bear. [Ger., Das Aergste weiss die Welt von mir, und ich Kann sagen, ich bin besser als mein Ruf.]

Reputation Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Marie Stuart (III, 4, 208)

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An imitative creature is man; whoever is foremost, leads the herd. [Ger., Der Mensch ist ein nachahmendes Geschopf. Und wer Vorderste ist, fuhrt die Heerde.]

Imitation Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Wallenstein's Tod (III, 4, 9)

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Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

Imitation Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Wallenstein's Tod (III, 4, 9)

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This is the spot where I am mortal. [Ger., Hier ist die Stelle wo ich sterblich bin.]

Mortality Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Don Carlos (I, 6, 67)

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Misery travels free through the whole world! [Ger., Frei geht das Ungluck durch die ganze Erde!]

Misery Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Wallenstein's Tod (IV, 11, 31)

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The storm is master. Man, as a ball, is tossed twixt winds and billows. [Ger., Der Sturm ist Meister; Wind und Well spielen Ball mit dem Menschen.]

Storms Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Wilhelm Tell (IV, 1, 59)

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Accursed be he who plays with the devil. [Ger., Verflucht wer mit dem Teufel spielt.]

Devil Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Wallenstein's Tod (I, 3, 64)

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Eternity gives nothing back of what one leaves out of the minutes. [Ger., Was man von der Minute ausgeslagen Gibt keine Ewigkeit zuruck.]

Eternity Quotes, by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller , Source: Resignation (st. 18)

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