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Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)
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Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
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If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.
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Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.
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People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
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When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
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Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.
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He reflected deeply, until this feeling completely overwhelmed him and he reached a point where he recognized causes; for to recognize causes, it seemed to him, is to think, and through thought along feelings become knowledge and are not lost, but become real and being to mature.
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Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha (1951), Chapter: Awakening

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