Quotes by Berthold Auerbach

Berthold Auerbach

Berthold Auerbach

German-Jewish writer and poet

Lived from: 1812 - 1882

Category: Writers (Contemporary) | Poets (Contemporary) Country: FlagGermany

Born: 28 february 1812 Died: 8 february 1882

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  • Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress in individuals and in nations.
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  • A.N. hopes in the next world for his felicity to live with Raphael, Mozart, and Goethe. But how can they be happy if they must live with him?
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  • All men are selfish, but the vain man is in love with himself. He admires, like the lover his adored one, everything which to others is indifferent.
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  • Garden work consists much more in uprooting weeds than in planting seed. This applies also to teaching.
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  • Good and stupid, is a common saying. I have found that only the judicious are really good. Only clever men know what is good for others; and at the first appearance of disadvantage to himself, the stupid man deserts.
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  • It is only when one is thoroughly true that there can be purity and freedom. Falsehood always punishes itself.
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  • Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them.
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  • Some men, like modern shops, hang everything in their show windows; when one goes inside, nothing is to be found.
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  • The little dissatisfaction which every artist feels at the completion of a work forms the germ of a new work.
    Source: On the heights
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  • The silver-leaved birch retains in its old age a soft bark; there are some such men.
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  • To a father, when his child dies, the future dies; to a child, when his parents die, the past dies.
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  • To harbor hatred and animosity in the soul makes one irritable, gloomy, and prematurely old.
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  • We consider it tedious to talk of the weather, and yet there is nothing more important.
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  • We hear the rain fall, but not the snow. Bitter grief is loud, calm grief is silent.
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  • When the foot of the' mountain is enveloped in mist, the mountain appears to us much loftier than it is; so also when the ground and basis of a disaster is not clear to us.
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  • When you have discovered a stain in yourself, you eagerly seek for and gladly find stains in others.
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