Motivational Hermann Hesse Quotes

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Hermann Hesse was a German-born poet, novelist, and painter born on July 2, 1877. Below we are sharing Motivational Hermann Hesse Quotes. The motivational quotes will inspire and motivate you to achieve your dreams. Read these Hermann Hesse Quotes and share to inspire others.

Motivational Hermann Hesse Quotes

1. “Most people are like a falling leaf that drifts and turns in the air, flutters, and falls to the ground. But a few others are like stars which travel one defined path: no wind reaches them, they have within themselves their guide and path.” Hermann Hesse

2. Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. – Hermann Hesse

3. “As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.” Hermann Hesse

4. “Happiness is a how, not a what: a talent, not an object.” Hermann Hesse

5. “You have to try the impossible to achieve the possible.” Hermann Hesse

6. “People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. – Hermann Hesse

7. “There is a miracle in every new beginning.” Hermann Hesse

8. “You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves.” Hermann Hesse

9. “Now is the time to listen within, tend our inner garden mindfully until new flowers, new blessings can blossom.” Hermann Hesse

10. It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is. – Hermann Hesse

11. “Passion is always a mystery and unaccountable, and unfortunately there is no doubt that life does not spare its purest children and often it is just the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them.” Hermann Hesse

12. “An enlightened man had but one duty – to seek the way to himself, to reach inner certainty, to grope his way forward, no matter where it led.” Hermann Hesse

13. “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.” Hermann Hesse

14.  Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest. – Hermann Hesse

15. “My story isn’t sweet and harmonious, like invented storied. It tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves.” Hermann Hesse

16. “It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.” Hermann Hesse

17. “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.” Hermann Hesse

18. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” Hermann Hesse

19. “But it matters little that you suffer, so long as you feel alive with a sense of the close bond that connects all living things, so long as love does not die!” Hermann Hesse

20. “Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.” Hermann Hesse

21. “Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin.” Hermann Hesse

22. 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. – Hermann Hesse

23. “Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.” Hermann Hesse

24. “What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday and our present thoughts build our life tomorrow. Our life is the creation of our mind.” Hermann Hesse

25. “People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.” Hermann Hesse

26.  In each individual, the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified. – Hermann Hesse

27. “One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.” Hermann Hesse

28. “The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.” Hermann Hesse

29. “The only reality is the one we have inside us. What makes most people’s lives so artificial and unworthy is that they falsely regard outside images as reality and they never allow their own inner world to speak.” Hermann Hesse

30. “Happiness is love, nothing else.” Hermann Hesse

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