The best Quotations


Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.
- Heinrich Heine

God will forgive me, that's his business.
- Heinrich Heine

Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.
- Heinrich Heine

If the romans had been obliged to learn latin they would never have found time to conquer the world.
- Heinrich Heine

In politics, as in life, we must above all things wish only for the attainable.
- Heinrich Heine

In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress.
- Heinrich Heine

Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
- Heinrich Heine

Matrimony is the high sea for which no compass has yet to be invented.
- Heinrich Heine

Of course god will forgive me; that's his job.
- Heinrich Heine

Oh what lies lurk in kisses!
- Heinrich Heine

The bible is the great family chronicle of the jews.
- Heinrich Heine

The foolish race of mankind are swarming below in the night; they shriek and rage and quarrel - and all of them are right.
- Heinrich Heine

The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind.
- Heinrich Heine

Whatever tears one may shed, in the end one always blows one's nose.
- Heinrich Heine

Whenever books are burned men also in the end are burned.
- Heinrich Heine

Whether a revolutions succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.
- Heinrich Heine

While we are indifferent to our good qualities, we keep on deceiving ourselves in regard to our faults, until we come to look on them as virtues.
- Heinrich Heine


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Quotation Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux. - writer
Quotation A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one. - writer
Quotation Life is the farce which everyone has to perform. - writer
Quotation You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together. - writer
Quotation The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another. - writer
Quotation Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. - writer