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Johann Gottfried Von Herder Quotes

(1744-1803), German Critic and Poet

Brave is the lion tamer, brave is the world subduer, but braver is the one who has subdued himself.

Category: Discipline

What of us lies in the hearts of others is our truest and deepest self.

Category: Heart

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.

Category: Inspiration

Say oh wise man how you have come to such knowledge? Because I was never ashamed to confess my ignorance and ask others.

Category: Knowledge

Those that embrace the entire universe with love, for the most part love nothing, but their narrow selves.

Category: Love

Touch not the flute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent.

Category: Silence