Thursday, March 18, 2010

Meandering here and there . . .

Today is the birthday of Christian Friedrich Hebbel (March 18, 1813 – December 13, 1863), poet and dramatist.

"Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion." - Friedrich Hebbel

"Whoever wants to be a judge of human nature should study people's excuses." - Friedrich Hebbel

"Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights." - Friedrich Hebbel

"If you hate something thoroughly without knowing why, you can be sure there is something of it in your own nature." - Friedrich Hebbel

"Reason is the substance of the universe. The design of the world is absolutely rational." - Friedrich Hebbel

"What you can become you are already." - Friedrich Hebbel

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