"The history of ..." Quote of Friedrich Schiller

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The history of the world is the world's court of justice.

Friedrich Von Schiller
Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805), German dramatist, poet, historian. Inaugural lecture, May 26, 1789, as Professor of History at the University of Jena, Weimar, Germany. See also Hegel's comment under "history," rendering a similar idea.