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Summary

Georg Buchner was a famous Dramatist from Germany, who lived between October 17, 1813 and February 19, 1837. He became only 23 years old.

Biography

Büchner was born in Riedstadt-Goddelau near Darmstadt. In Strasbourg, and Giessen, he studied medicine, natursciencon, history and philosophy. Very unhappy about the political situation in his own country Hesse he founded in 1834 the association of Human Rights "Gesellschaft für Menschenrechte" and spread their ideas in the leaflet "Der hessische Landbote". Because of his revolutionary message, Büchner in 1835 had to flee to Strasbourg. In 1836 he became lecturer in medicine in Zurich, but a year later he died of typhus.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Georg, under the main topic Power.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Henry Ward Beecher, Thomas Huxley, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Karl Marx, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Joseph Jefferson, Elisha Gray, Henry James Byron, Dion Boucicault, Francesco Crispi, Isaac Butt, John Charles Fremont, Joseph E. Brown, C. S. Calverley, Allan Pinkerton, John Leech, Lawrence Barrett, John Albion Andrew, Isabella Bird, Julia Gardiner Tyler

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Buchner

Famous quotes by Georg Buchner (32)


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"The power of the people and the power of reason are one"
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"They say in the grave there is peace, and peace and the grave are one and the same"
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"The revolutionary government is the despotism of liberty against tyranny"
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"One must love humanity in order to reach out into the unique essence of each individual: no one can be too low or too ugly"
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"Love is a peculiar thing"
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"I'll know how to die with courage; that is easier than living"
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"Death is the most blessed dream"
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"Whoever finishes a revolution only halfway, digs his own grave"
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"The world is chaos. Nothingness is the yet-to-be-born god of the world"
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"The power of the people and the power of reason are one"
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"The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever"
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"Your words smell of corpses"
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"We are only puppets, our strings are being pulled by unknown forces"
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"There are only Epicureans, either crude or refined; Christ was the most refined"
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"The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled"
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"A good man with a good conscience doesn't walk so fast"
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"The breath of an aristocrat is the death rattle of freedom"
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"Raise your eyes and count the small gang of your oppressors who are only strong through the blood they suck from you and through your arms which you lend them unwillingly"
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"Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces!"
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"Murder begins where self-defense ends"
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"Government must be a transparent garment which tightly clings to the people's body"
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"We are always on stage, even when we are stabbed in earnest at the end"
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"The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries"
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"That is a long word: forever!"
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"Revolution is like Saturn, it devours its own children"
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"You women could make someone fall in love even with a lie"
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"The statue of Freedom has not been cast yet, the furnace is hot, we can all still burn our fingers"
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"The life of the wealthy is one long Sunday"
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"Dying people often become childish"
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"The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength"
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"We have not made the Revolution, the Revolution has made us"
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"How many women does one need to sing the scale of love all the way up and down?"


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