Friedrich Schiller

Friedrich Schiller

Marbach, Württemberg
Friedrich Schiller
Marbach, Württemberg
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Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his life, Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe. They frequentl ...
Popular Poems
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Fantasie -- To Laura
Name, my Laura, name the whirl-compelling
Bodies to unite in one blest whole--
Name, my Laura, name the wondrous magic
By which soul rejoins its kindred soul!
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2.
Amalia
Angel-fair, Walhalla's charms displaying,
Fairer than all mortal youths was he;
Mild his look, as May-day sunbeams straying
Gently o'er the blue and glassy sea.
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3.
Honor To Woman
Honor to woman! To her it is given
To garden the earth with the roses of heaven!
All blessed, she linketh the loves in their choir
In the veil of the graces her beauty concealing,
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4.
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.
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5.
Hope
We speak with the lip, and we dream in the soul,
Of some better and fairer day;
And our days, the meanwhile, to that golden goal
Are gliding and sliding away.
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
11 November 2014
The history of the world is the world's court of justice.
11 November 2014
They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
11 November 2014
The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.
11 November 2014
Posterity weaves no garlands for imitators.

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Christa Schwarzer 29 August 2019
I am looking for the Poem of Friedrich von Schiller " The Friendship "
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Georgette 10 April 2019
Poem re valley drear, blissful sphere
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