Friedrich Schiller

(10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805 / Marbach, Württemberg)

Friedrich Schiller Poems

41. Light And Warmth 1/1/2004
42. Longing 1/1/2004
43. Love And Desire 1/1/2004
44. Majestas Populi 1/1/2004
45. Melancholy -- To Laura 1/1/2004
46. My Antipathy 1/1/2004
47. My Faith 1/1/2004
48. Nadowessian Death-Lament 1/1/2004
49. Naenia 1/1/2004
50. Ode An Die Freude 4/7/2010
51. Ode To Joy 4/7/2010
52. Odysseus 1/1/2004
53. Parables And Riddles 1/1/2004
54. Participation 1/1/2004
55. Political Precept 1/1/2004
56. Pompeii And Herculaneum 1/1/2004
57. Punch Song 1/1/2004
58. Punch Song (To Be Sung In The Northern Countries) 1/1/2004
59. Rapture -- To Laura 1/1/2004
60. Resignation 4/7/2010
61. Rousseau 1/1/2004
62. Shakespeare's Ghost - A Parody 1/1/2004
63. The Agreement 1/1/2004
64. The Alpine Hunter 1/1/2004
65. The Animating Principle 1/1/2004
66. The Antique To The Northern Wanderer 1/1/2004
67. The Antiques At Paris 1/1/2004
68. The Artists 1/1/2004
69. The Assignation 1/1/2004
70. The Bards Of Olden Time 1/1/2004
71. The Battle 1/1/2004
72. The Best State 1/1/2004
73. The Best State Constitution 1/1/2004
74. The Celebrated Woman - An Epistle By A Married Man 1/1/2004
75. The Circle Of Nature 1/1/2004
76. The Complaint Of Ceres 1/1/2004
77. The Conflict 1/1/2004
78. The Count Of Hapsburg 1/1/2004
79. The Cranes Of Ibycus 1/1/2004
80. The Dance 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Friedrich Schiller

Human Knowledge

Since thou readest in her what thou thyself hast there written,
And, to gladden the eye, placest her wonders in groups;--
Since o'er her boundless expanses thy cords to extend thou art able,
Thou dost think that thy mind wonderful Nature can grasp.
Thus the astronomer draws his figures over the heavens,
So that he may with more ease traverse the infinite space,
Knitting together e'en suns that by Sirius-distance are parted,
Making them join in the swan and in the horns of the bull.
But because the firmament shows him its glorious ...

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Carthage

Oh thou degenerate child of the great and glorious mother,
Who with the Romans' strong might couplest the Tyrians' deceit!
But those ever governed with vigor the earth they had conquered,--
These instructed the world that they with cunning had won.
Say! what renown does history grant thee? Thou, Roman-like, gained'st
That with the steel, which with gold, Tyrian-like, then thou didst rule!

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