18 Heinrich Heine Poetry And Life Quotes.

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If in some moments of your years,
you bled blood and shed tears
then you should’ve come to the point,
where the more people you meet,
the more you love dogs;
In most cases, the faithfulness of a best friend
is to a friend’s enemy who buys them the biggest bread;
Well…this is the reality of life,
it’s still a dark world out there,
the blind leads the blind
in pursuit of fleeting things that fade and whither away;
For you that has light in you,
go for the eternal substance that’s unseen by many,
only known to few who truly succeed,
don’t ever forget to pray and watch,
because you’re surrounded by those ignorant and blind,
Now, learn to say few words,
so that you spare yourself distractions of enemies and
unnecessary wars.

Christian Johann Heinrich Heine was born Harry Heine on 13 December 1797. He was a German poet, writer and literary critic. He is best known outside Germany for his early lyric poetry, which was set to music in the form of lieder (art songs) by composers such as Robert Schumann and Franz Schubert. Heine’s later verse and prose are distinguished by their satirical wit and irony. He is considered a member of the Young Germany movement.

His radical political views led to many of his works being banned by German authorities—which, however, only added to his fame. He spent the last 25 years of his life as an expatriate in Paris.

18 Heinrich Heine Life And Poetry Quotes

  1. The more i get to know people, the more i like dogs.

2. There are more fools in the world than there are people.

3. Where words leave off, music begins.

4. Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them.

5. In dark ages people are best guided by religion, as in a pitch-black night a blind man is the best guide; he knows the roads and paths better than a man who can see. When daylight comes, however, it is foolish to use blind, old men as guides.

6. Experience is a good school. But the fees are high

7. Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings.

8. Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.

9. Every period of time is a sphinx that throws itself into the abyss as soon as its riddle has been solved.

10. I live, which is the main point.

.11. Lo, sleep is good, better is death–in sooth

12. The best of all were never to be born.

13. I wept in my dreams.
I dreamed you lay in the grave;
I awoke, and the tears
still poured down my cheeks.

I wept in my dreams,
I dreamed you had left me;
I awoke and I went on weeping
long and bitterly.

I wept in my dreams,
I dreamed you were still kind to me;
I awoke, and still
the flow of my tears streams on.

14. I take pride in never being rude to anyone on this earth, which contains a great number of unbearable villains who set upon you to recount their sufferings and even recite their poems.

15. First, I thought, almost despairing,
This must crush my spirit now;
Yet I bore it, and am bearing-

16. Whatever tears one may shed, in the end one always blows one’s nose.

17. The stones here speak to me, and I know their mute language. Also, they seem deeply to feel what I think. So a broken column of the old Roman times, an old tower of Lombardy, a weather-beaten Gothic piece of a pillar understands me well. But I am a ruin myself, wandering among ruins.

18. God will forgive me. It’s his job.”

1 Comment

  1. D David Croot says:

    There are more fools in the world than there are people… yes yes


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