Friedrich Schiller Quotes

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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
Friedrich Schiller
Will it, and set to work briskly. 
Friedrich Schiller (Quoted in Correspondence between Schiller and Goethe, 1890)
The rich become richer and the poor become poorer is a cry heard throughout the whole civilized world.
Friedrich Schiller
I feel an army in my fist.
Friedrich Schiller (The Robbers, 1781)
He who reflects too much will accomplish little.
Friedrich Schiller (Wilhelm Tell, 1803)
To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine. 
Friedrich Schiller
The world is ruled only by consideration of advantages. 
Friedrich Schiller
When the wine goes in, strange things come out.
Friedrich Schiller (Wallenstein, 1798)
No greater grief than to remember days of gladness when sorrow is at hand.
Friedrich Schiller
To save all we must risk all.
Friedrich Schiller (Fiesco, 1783)
Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain
Friedrich Schiller (The Maid of Orleans, 1801)
The will of man is his happiness. 
Friedrich Schiller
The universe is one of God's thoughts. 
Friedrich Schiller
The strong man is strongest when alone.
Friedrich Schiller (Wilhelm Tell, 1803)
Votes should be weighed not counted.
Friedrich Schiller
The joke loses everything when the joker laughs himself.
Friedrich Schiller (The Conspiracy of Fiesco, 1783)
Did you think the lion was sleeping because he didn't roar?
Friedrich Schiller (The Conspiracy of Fiesco, 1783)
What is life without the radiance of love?
Friedrich Schiller (Wallenstein, 1798)
Man is made of ordinary things, and habit is his nurse.
Friedrich Schiller (Wallenstein, 1798)
Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.
Friedrich Schiller
Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
Friedrich Schiller
Day's lustrous eyes grow heavy in sweet death.
Friedrich Schiller (The Assignation)
In a narrow circle the mind contracts. Man grows with his expanded needs.
Friedrich Schiller
Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
Friedrich Schiller
There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.
Friedrich Schiller
The voice of the majority is no proof of justice. 
Friedrich Schiller
It is through beauty that we arrive at freedom.
Friedrich Schiller (On the Aesthetic Education of Man, 1794)
Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine.
Friedrich Schiller
The key to education is the experience of beauty. 
Friedrich Schiller
Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air. 
Friedrich Schiller
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Friedrich Schiller Biography

Born: November 10, 1759
Died: May 9, 1805

Friedrich Schiller was a German poet, writer and philosopher. He is mostly famous for his playwrights and his philosophy. His friendship with Goethe also gained him popularity.

Notable Works

The Robbers (1781)
Fiesco (1783)
Intrigue and Love (1784)
Don Carlos (1787)
Wallenstein (1798)
Mary Stuart (1800)
The Made of Orleans (1801)
The Brids of Messina (1803)
Wilhelm Tell (1803)
Demetrius (1804-1805, unfinished work)
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