Stefan Zweig quotes

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It is a law of life that human beings, even the geniuses among them, do not pride themselves on their actual achievements but that ...
Human life is so strangely constituted that even perfected intellectual understanding combined with the richest experience is inca ...
As nature requires whirlwinds and cyclones to release its excessive force in a violent revolt against its own existence, so the sp ...
Immanuel Kant lived with knowledge as with his lawfully wedded wife, slept with it in the same intellectual bed for forty years an ...
Only the rare expands our minds, only as we shudder in the face of a new force do our feelings increase. Therefore the extraordina ...
With Nietzsche, the black pirates' flag appears for the first time on the high sea of German knowledge. (He is) a different man, f ...
Art knows no happier moment than the opportunity to show the symmetry of an extreme, during that moment of spheric harmony when th ...
I call demonic the restlessness which is innate and essential in every human being ... (that which) drives one beyond one's limits ...
(Heinrich von) Kleist would not be a Prussian if his first thought would not have been orderliness ... and he would not be a Germa ...
Each of us, even the lowliest and most insignificant among us, was uprooted from his innermost existence by the almost constant vo ...
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