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Hermann Hesse

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That is where my dearest and brightest dreams have ranged — to hear for the duration of a heartbeat the universe and the totality of life in its mysterious, innate harmony.

— Hermann Hesse

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Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.

— Hermann Hesse

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Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.

— Hermann Hesse

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I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.

— Hermann Hesse

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Oh, love isn't there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.

— Hermann Hesse


Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them.

— Hermann Hesse


When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.

— Hermann Hesse


Love must not entreat,' she added, 'or demand. Love must have the strength to become certain within itself. Then it ceases merely to be attracted and begins to attract.

— Hermann Hesse

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People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.

— Hermann Hesse

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Perhaps people like us cannot love. Ordinary people can - that is their secret.

— Hermann Hesse

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Between Lake Constance and India

With the literary fame Hesse married Maria Bernoulli (of the famous family of mathematicians) in 1904 settled down with her in Gaienhofen on Lake Constance and began a family eventually having three sons. His next novel Gertrude publiHermann Hessed in 1910 revealed a production crisis.

His best-known works include Steppenwolf Siddhartha and The Glass Bead Game each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity self-knowledge and spirituality. Hermann Hesse (German: [ˈhɛɐ̯man ˈhɛsə]; July 2 1877 – August 9 1962) was a German-Swiss poet novelist and painter.

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