Facts about Heinrich Heine

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Heinrich Heine was a famous Poet from Germany, who lived between December 13, 1797 and February 17, 1856. He/she became 58 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 35 quotes who is written / told by Heinrich, under the main topics: Experience, Forgiveness, Men, Science.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Ward Beecher, H. C. Andersen, Henry W. Longfellow, Berthold Auerbach, Alice Meynell, James Lane Allen, Alexandre Dumas, Samuel Smiles, John Stuart Mill, Charles Dickens, Thomas Huxley, William James, Benjamin Disraeli, Friedrich Nietzsche, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Alexandre Ledru-Rollin, George Crook, Karl Marx, Orison Swett Marden

Famous quotes by Heinrich Heine (35)


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"When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on"
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"When words leave off, music begins"
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"There are more fools in the world than there are people"
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"You cannot feed the hungry on statistics"
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"Woman is at once apple and serpent"
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"The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough"
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"The Bible is the great family chronicle of the Jews"
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"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"
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"Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle"
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"Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all"
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"Oh, what lies there are in kisses"
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"Of course God will forgive me; that's His job"
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"Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle"
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"Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented"
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"Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means"
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"It is extremely difficult for a Jew to be converted, for how can he bring himself to believe in the divinity of - another Jew?"
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"It is a common phenomenon that just the prettiest girls find it so difficult to get a man"
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"In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress"
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"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"
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"If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world"
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"I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day"
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"I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses"
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"I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom"
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"I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle"
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"Human misery is too great for men to do without faith"
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"He only profits from praise who values criticism"
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"Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction"
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"God will forgive me. It's his job"
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"God will forgive me; that's his business"
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"Experience is a good school. But the fees are high"
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"Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion"
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"Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death"
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"Christ rode on an ass, but now asses ride on Christ"
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"Atheism is the last word of theism"
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"Ask me not what I have, but what I am"


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