Hermann Hesse Quotes.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is only your aversion to it that hurts, nothing else.
To be able to throw one’s self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman’s smile – that is happiness.
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life’s wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion.
I have begun to listen to the teachings my blood whispers to me.
Love of God is not always the same as love of good.
I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.
If a man has nothing to eat, fasting is the most intelligent thing he can do.
Solitude is independence.
You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves.
Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.
Seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means: to be free, to be receptive, to have no goal.
Only within yourself exists that other reality for which you long.
Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
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.
But your questions, which are unanswerable without exception, all spring from the same erroneous thinking.