Famous quote by Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water and there are books in which even the dogs make reference
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"There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water; and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite"

- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel's quote talks to the power of literature and the composed word in Germany. He suggests that there are writers in Germany who have such a deep understanding of the Absolute, or the divine, that it is as natural to them as drinking water. He likewise recommends that there are books in which even the most ordinary of creatures, such as dogs, refer to the Infinite, or the divine. This quote speaks with the power of literature and the composed word in Germany, and how it can be utilized to explore and reveal the divine. It also speaks with the power of literature to bring even the most mundane of animals into the world of the divine. Schlegel's quote is a testimony to the power of literature and the written word, and how it can be used to explore and reveal the divine.

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Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel This quote is written / told by Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel between March 10, 1772 and January 12, 1829. He was a famous Poet from Germany. The author also have 69 other quotes.

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