Johann Friedrich von Schiller Quotes

Did you think the lion was sleeping because he didn’t roar?

Great souls suffer in silence.

Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.

Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.

Against stupidity the very Gods themselves toil in vain.

The world’s history is constant, like the laws of nature, and simple, like the souls of men. The same conditions continually produce the same results.

Disappointments are to the soul what the thunder-storm is to the air.

Only those who have to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.

He who considers too much will perform little.

It hinders the creative work of the mind if the intellect examines too closely the ideas as they pour in.