Friedrich Schiller

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

Geniality


How does the genius make itself known? In the way that in nature
Shows the Creator himself,--e'en in the infinite whole.
Clear is the ether, and yet of depth that ne'er can be fathomed;
Seen by the eye, it remains evermore closed to the sense.

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