Heinrich Heine Quotes (27 quotations)

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1. Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess. - Heinrich Heine

2. Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion. - Heinrich Heine

3. Experience is a good school, but the fees are high. - Heinrich Heine

4. God will forgive me. It's his job. - Heinrich Heine

5. God will forgive me. It's his profession. (Dieu me pardonnera. C'est son m'etier.) - Heinrich Heine

6. He only profits from praise who values criticism. - Heinrich Heine

7. I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom. - Heinrich Heine

8. I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses. - Heinrich Heine

9. If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world. - Heinrich Heine

10. In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason. - Heinrich Heine

11. Never confuse motion with action. - Heinrich Heine

12. Oh, what lies there are in kisses! - Heinrich Heine

13. One should forgive one's enemies, but not before they are hanged. - Heinrich Heine

14. Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. - Heinrich Heine

15. Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle. - Heinrich Heine

16. Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks. - Heinrich Heine

17. The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough. - Heinrich Heine

18. The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle. - Heinrich Heine

19. The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin. - Heinrich Heine

20. The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it... did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind. - Heinrich Heine

21. The Wedding March always reminds me of the music played when soldiers go into battle. - Heinrich Heine

22. There are more fools in the world than there are people. - Heinrich Heine

23. True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary. - Heinrich Heine

24. When books are burned in the end people will be burned too. - Heinrich Heine

25. When words leave off, music begins. - Heinrich Heine

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