Famous Quotes By Friedrich Schiller


  1. A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.
  2. Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual.
  3. Art is the daughter of freedom.
  4. Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
  5. Every true genius is bound to be naive.
  6. Freedom can occur only through education.
  7. Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate.
  8. Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
  9. Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
  10. He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times.
  11. In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully.
  12. It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.
  13. Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
  14. Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action the senses, the work and the doer comprise the threefold basis of action.
  15. Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine.
  16. Mankind is made great or little by its own will.
  17. No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart.
  18. Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
  19. Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
  20. Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
  21. That which is so universal as death must be a benefit.
  22. The history of the world is the world's court of justice.
  23. The key to education is the experience of beauty.
  24. The strong man is strongest when alone.
  25. The will of man is his happiness.
  26. There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.
  27. They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
  28. Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.
  29. Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
  30. Will it, and set to work briskly.

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