Johann Friedrich von Schiller Quotes

Against stupidity the very gods Themselves contend in vain.

There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny.

A brave man hazards life, but not his conscience.

Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart.

Art is the right hand of nature. The latter only gave us being, but the former made us men.

The painter is, as to the execution of his work, a mechanic; but as to his conception and spirit and design he is hardly below even the poet.

One can give advice comfortably from a safe port.

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.

He that is overcautious will accomplish little.