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HEINRICH HEINE
German poet, author and critic
(1797 - 1856)
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All special charters of freedom must be abrogated where the universal law of freedom is to flourish.
      - [Freedom]

As the stars are the glory of the sky, so great men are the glory of their country, yea, of the whole earth. The hearts of great men are the stars of earth; and doubtless when one looks down from above upon our planet, these hearts are seen to send forth, a silvery light just like the stars of heaven.
      - [Greatness]

Atheism is the last word of theism.
      - [Atheism]

Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.
      - in Hans Zinsser's "As I Remember Him," p. 40
        [Goodness : Religion : Tolerance]

Communism possesses a language which every people can understand. Its elements are hunger, envy, death.
      - [Communism]

Each violet peeps from its dwelling to gaze at the bright stars above.
      - [Violets]

Every age has its problem, by solving which humanity is helped forward.
      - [Progress]

Everywhere that a great soul gives utterance to its thoughts, there also is a Golgotha.
      - [Thought]

Freedom is a new religion, the religion of our time.
      - [Freedom]

God has given us speech in order that we may say pleasant things to our friends, and tell bitter truths to our enemies.
      - [Speech]

God will forgive me; that's his business.
      - [God]

He only profits from praise who values criticism.
      - [Praise]

He that marries is like the dogs who was married to the Adriatic. He knows not what there is in that which he marries; mayhap treasures and pearls, mayhap monsters and tempests, await him.
      - [Matrimony]

He who fears to venture as far as his heart urges and his reason permits, is a coward; he who ventures further than he intended to go, is a slave.
      - [Cowards]

History shows that the majority of men who have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.
      - [History]

I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle.
      - [Ugliness]

I do not know that she was virtuous; but she was always ugly, and with a woman, that is half the battle.
      - [Ugliness]

I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
      - [Character]

In these days we fight for ideas, and newspapers are our fortresses.
      - [Ideas]

In these times we fight for ideas, and newspapers are our fortresses.
      - [Newspapers]

It is an old story, yet remains ever new.
      - [Love]

It is easy enough to forgive your enemies if you have not the means to harm them.
      - [Forgiveness]

It is only kindred griefs that draw forth our tears, and each weeps really for himself.
      - [Sympathy]

Jests,--brain-fleas that jump about among the slumbering ideas.
      - [Jesting]

Literary history is the great morgue where all seek the dead ones whom they love, or, to whom they are related.
      - [Literature]


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