Home The Mine of Useless Information - everything you never needed to know!

Friedrich von Schiller Quotes

"He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times."

"Every true genius is bound to be naive."
Intelligence

"Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain."

"Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men."

"He who considers too much will perform little."

"Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action; the senses, the work and the doer comprise the threefold basis of action."

"That which is so universal as death must be a benefit."

"Opposition always inflames the enthusiast, never converts him."

"Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing."

"It is base to filch a purse, daring to embezzle a million, but it is great beyond measure to steal a crown. The sin lessens as the guilt increases."

"Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor."

"Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful."

© 2006 The Mine of Useless Information