That every hard thing is done alone. If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion. Never is a man or a deed wholly Samsara or wholly Nirvana; never is a man wholly a saint or a sinner. “Siddhartha: An Indian Tale”, p.56, Om Books International, Hermann Hesse (2013). Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest. Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours. I am a sinner and you are a sinner, but someday the sinner will be Brahma again, will someday attain Nirvana, will someday become a Buddha.“, „The deity is within you, not in ideas and books. Scopri (e salva) i tuoi Pin su Pinterest. Siddhartha does nothing, he waits, he thinks, he fasts, but he passes through the things of the world like a rock through water, without doing anything, without stirring; he is drawn, he lets himself fall. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else. Nor should you long for a perfect doctrine, my friend. They were no longer a game and a toy. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. No one succeeds in this once he has begun to think. “Steppenwolf: A Novel”, p.187, Macmillan, Hermann Hesse (2015). If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. H. Rosner, trans. Property, possessions and riches had also finally trapped him. Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. It's possible for one never to transgress a single law and still be a bastard. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. Love is what makes a home, not the contents inside the house or the number on the door. As translated by Ejvind HaasSiddhartha (1922)Contesto: When you throw a rock into the water, it will speed on the fastest course to the bottom of the water. Siddhartha (1922)Contesto: Wisdom is not communicable. A Game, for example, might start from a given astronomical configuration, or from the actual theme of a Bach fugue, or from a sentence out of Leibniz or the Upanishads, and from this theme, depending on the intentions and talents of the player, it could either further explore and elaborate the initial motif or else enrich its expressiveness by allusions to kindred concepts. “The Glass Bead Game: (Magister Ludi) A Novel”, p.70, Macmillan 100 Copy quote. My story isn't pleasant, it's not sweet and harmonious like the invented stories; it tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie to themselves. We can keep the spirit of God in our hearts and, at times, when we are full of Him, He can appear in our eyes and our words, and also talk to others who do no know or do not wish to know Him. Subreddit dedicato alla pubblicazione ed al commento di aforismi citazioni e frasi celebri. It's a place we belong. cartolina-aforisma-hermann-hesse-66. Unisciti a noi. “The Glass Bead Game: (Magister Ludi) A Novel”, p.70, Macmillan. Others sense their own laws within them; things are forbidden to them that every honorable man will do any day in the year and other things are allowed to them that are generally despised. 76-79Siddhartha (1922)Contesto: The world had caught him; pleasure, covetousness, idleness, and finally also that vice he had always despised and scorned as the most foolish—acquisitiveness. This day will never come again and anyone who fails to eat and drink and taste and smell it will never have it offered to him again in all eternity. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. 27-dic-2014 - Questo Pin è stato scoperto da Nico Phone. Wenn wir einen Menschen hassen, so hassen wir in seinem Bild etwas, was in uns selber sitzt. Siddhartha (1922)Contesto: Everything that is thought and expressed in words is one-sided, only half the truth; it all lacks totality, completeness, unity. The true profession of a man is to find his way to himself. Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. “Siddhartha”, p.8, Modern Library, Hermann Hesse (2002). 13-mag-2016 - Questo Pin è stato scoperto da laura. And vice versa.“, „Fate and temperament are two words for one and the same concept.“, „We cannot evade life's course, but we can school ourselves to be superior to fortune and also to look unflinchingly upon the most painful things.“, „People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.“, „Beginners learned how to establish parallels, by means of the Game's symbols, between a piece of classical music and the formula for some law of nature. Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. Rather, you should long for the perfection of yourself. save. It's the people waiting for us across the threshold, the people who will take us in their arms after a ad day and kiss us good night and good morning everyday for the rest of our lives. Il superamento delle crisi personali fu uno dei punti centrali nell'opera di Hesse, attraverso cui vennero trattati anche temi come la religione e la politica. Origine: Demian (1919), p. 162Contesto: One of the aphorisms occurred to me now and I wrote it under the picture: "Fate and temperament are two words for one and the same concept." You can ride, you can travel with a friend of your own; There is a mistake in the text of this quote. Origine: Demian (1919), p. 147Contesto: Certainly you shouldn't go kill somebody or rape a girl, no! The final step you must take alone. Hermann Hesse (2015). “Six Novels: With Other Stories and Essays”, Hermann Hesse (2013). No, the potential Buddha already exists in the sinner; his future is already there. Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends, Hermann Hesse (2015). One theme, two themes, or three themes were stated, elaborated, varied, and underwent a development quite similar to that of the theme in a Bach fugue or a concerto movement. No, it is perfect at every moment; every sin already carries grace within it, all small children are potential old men, all sucklings have death within them, all dying people — eternal life. Scopri (e salva) i tuoi Pin su Pinterest. “Siddhartha: An Indian Tale”, p.107, Om Books International. And we can draw close to one another in times of need, understand and love one another, and live to comfort each other. I was one who seeks, and I still am, but I no longer seek in the stars or in books; I'm beginning to hear the teachings of my blood pulsing within me. Was nicht in uns selber ist, das regt uns nicht auf.Origine: Demian (1919), p. 182. We kill when we close our eyes to poverty, suffering and shame.In the same way all disrespect for life, all hard-heartedness,all indifference, all contempt is nothing else than killing. You knew all along that your sanctioned world was only half the world and you tried to suppress the second half the same way the priests and teachers do. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it. 100% Upvoted. His goal attracts him, because he doesn't let anything enter his soul which might oppose the goal. It is only your aversion to it that hurts, nothing else. A home isn't just a roof over our heads. They had become a chain and a burden. Each of us has to find out for himself what is permitted and what is forbidden — forbidden for him. We cannot evade life's course, but we can school ourselves to be superior to fortune and also to look unflinchingly upon the most painful things. I have no right to call myself one who knows. Is there no real and valid doctrine? This only seems so because we suffer the illusion that time is something real. But the doctrine you desire, absolute, perfect dogma that alone provides wisdom, does not exist.“, „Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach his goals, if he is able to think, if he is able to wait, if he is able to fast.“, „Each person must stand on his own feet.“, „Only the ideas that we actually live are of any value.“, „Translation: If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. There is no reality except the one contained within us. Hermann Hesse è stato uno scrittore, poeta, aforista, filosofo e pittore tedes… (pagina 15) And sometimes, when the black depths are silent, we can do even more. Close • Posted by 7 minutes ago. Everything is contradictory, everything tangential; there are no certainties anywhere. Everything can be interpreted one way and then again interpreted in the opposite sense. One who never doubts will never truly believe. Beauty does not bring happiness to the one who possesses it, but to the one who loves and admires it. Anyone can sleep with a woman as soon as he's been to a pastor with her and has married her, yet other races do it differently, even nowadays. The Glass Bead Game (1943)Contesto: "If only there were a dogma to believe in. Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach his goals, if he is able to think, if he is able to wait, if he is able to fast. And vice versa. The whole of history can be explained as development and progress and can also be seen as nothing but decadence and meaninglessness. Siddhartha (1922)Contesto: Listen my friend! You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation...and that is called loving. Origine: Demian (1919), p. 123Contesto: People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. share. But you haven't reached the point where you can understand the actual meaning of "permitted" and "forbidden." Log In Sign Up. It's possible for one never to transgress a single law and still be a bastard. To achieve the possible, we must attempt the impossible again and again. Now this "someday" is illusion; it is only a comparison. 1 comment. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. The sun will never shine as it does today...But you must play your part and sing a song, one of your best. You won't succeed. Nothing is effected by daemons, there are no daemons. The deity is within you, not in ideas and books. The Greeks and many other peoples, on the other hand, elevated this drive, made it divine and celebrated it in great feasts. But there is good and reason in us, in human beings, with whom fortune plays, and we can be stronger than nature and fate, if only for a few hours. But the world itself, being in and around us, is never one-sided. Hermann Hesse fu uno scrittore, poeta, aforista e pittore tedesco, che pubblicò il suo romanzo d'esordio, "Peter Camenzind", nel 1904. Within you there is a stillness and sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. You can ride, you can travel with a friend of your own; —  Hermann Hesse, libro Il lupo della steppa, —  Hermann Hesse, libro Il giuoco delle perle di vetro, H. Rosner, trans. Origine: Demian (1919), p. 146Contesto: Only the ideas that we actually live are of any value. Experts and Masters of the Game freely wove the initial theme into unlimited combinations. Throughout its history the Game was closely allied with music, and usually proceeded according to musical and mathematical rules. Love your suffering. You've only sensed part of the truth. hide. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us. The Glass Bead Game (1943)Contesto: Under the shifting hegemony of now this, now that science or art, the Game of games had developed into a kind of universal language through which the players could express values and set these in relation to one another. For instance, for about a year you have had to struggle with a drive that is stronger than any other and which is considered "forbidden." You will feel the other part, too, you can depend on it. That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future. They were no longer a game and a toy. A home is a place where we feel loved and where we love others. Origine: Gertrude (1910), p. 164Contesto: The south winds roars at night,Curlews hasten in their flight,The air is damp and warm.Desire to sleep has vanished now,Spring has arrived in the nightIn the wake of a storm. "The Master had never heard him speak so fervently. Belle frasi.Condividi la tua passione per le citazioni e frasi. It is the striving after a mean between the countless extremes and opposite that arise in human conduct.“, „Passion is always a mystery and unaccountable, and unfortunately there is no doubt that life does not spare its purest children and often it is just the most deserving people who cannot help loving those that destroy them.“, „Like one who has eaten and drunk too much and vomits painfully, and then feels better, so did the restless man wish he could rid himself with one terrific heave of these pleasures, of these habits of this entirely senseless life.“, „Each of us has to find out for himself what is permitted and what is forbidden — forbidden for him. User account menu • cartolina-aforisma-hermann-hesse-66. Every experience has its element of magic. When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Hermann Hesse . This is what fools call magic and of which they think it would be effected by means of the daemons. 13-dic-2014 - Questo Pin è stato scoperto da Christina. Each person must stand on his own feet. Out of sounds, words, and other frail and worthless things, we can construct playthings — songs and poems full of meaning, consolation and goodness, more beautiful and enduring than the grim sport of fortune and destiny. That was clear to me now. It is not possible for one person to see how far another is on the way; the Buddha exits in robber and the dice player; the robber exists in the Brahmin. The world, Govinda, is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. He walked on in silence for a little, then said, "There is truth, my boy. (Bantam: 1971), p. 82Siddhartha (1922). When you love someone, you love them with their faults. Isn't there any truth? “Demian: A Dual-Language Book”, p.18, Courier Corporation, Hermann Hesse (2009). Every day we present the best quotes! madness, in a higher sense, is the beginning of all wisdom. Truth is lived, not taught. But the doctrine you desire, absolute, perfect dogma that alone provides wisdom, does not exist. When the Illustrious Buddha taught about the world, he had to divide it into Samsara and Nirvana, illusion and truth, into suffering and salvation. It was a scandal that a breed of fearless and sinister people ran around freely, so they attached a nickname and a myth to these people to get even with them, to make up for the many times they had felt afraid. This is how it is when Siddhartha has a goal, a resolution. This is what Siddhartha has learned among the Samanas. Origine: Gertrude (1910), p. 236Contesto: It was no different with my own life, and with Gertrude's and that of many others. Scopri (e salva) i tuoi Pin su Pinterest. Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?" (Bantam: 1971), pp. "Nobel Prize Library: Ernest Hemingway, Knut Hamsun, Hermann Hesse". One cannot do otherwise, there is no other method for those who teach. Scopri (e salva) i tuoi Pin su Pinterest. The wisdom which a wise man tries to communicate always sounds foolish… Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom.“, „Listen my friend! The sinner is not on his way to a Buddha-like state; he is not evolving, although our thinking cannot conceive things otherwise. We can then be gods for moments, stretch out a commanding hand and create things which were not there before and which, when they are created, continue to live without us. Well, then, love your suffering. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.“, „Never is a man or a deed wholly Samsara or wholly Nirvana; never is a man wholly a saint or a sinner.“, „Wisdom is not communicable. „Now what we call “bourgeois,” when regarded as an element always to be found in human life, is nothing else than the search for a balance. The potential hidden Buddha must be recognized in him, in you, in everybody. I am a sinner and you are a sinner, but someday the sinner will be Brahma again, will someday attain Nirvana, will someday become a Buddha. report. “Steppenwolf: A Novel”, p.151, Macmillan, Hermann Hesse (2012). 15-set-2013 - Questo Pin è stato scoperto da The AVA List. They had become a chain and a burden.“, „There is truth, my boy. Actually it's only a question of convenience. Faith and doubt go hand in hand, they are complementaries. I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value. What is forbidden, in other words, is not something eternal; it can change. Every phenomenon on earth is symbolic, and each symbol is an open gate through which the soul, if it is ready, can enter into the inner part of the world, where you and I and day and night are all one. “Siddhartha: An Indian Tale”, p.81, Om Books International, Hermann Hesse (1980). 28-mag-2015 - Questo Pin è stato scoperto da Maria. Truth is lived, not taught.“. Hermann Hesse (2002). Scopri (e salva) i tuoi Pin su Pinterest. Experts and Masters of the Game freely wove the initial theme into unlimited combinations.“, „Property, possessions and riches had also finally trapped him. No wisdom is better than this when known: Be prepared for conflicts, Joseph Knecht — I can see they have already begun.". During deep meditation it is possible to dispel time, to see simultaneously all the past, present, and future, and then everything is good, everything is perfect, everything is Brahman. To hold our tongues when everyone is gossiping, to smile without hostility at people and institutions, to compensate for the shortage of love in the world with more love in small, private matters; to be more faithful in our work, to show greater patience, to forgo the cheap revenge obtainable from mockery and criticism: all these are things we can do. Those who are too lazy and comfortable to think for themselves and be their own judges obey the laws. There is no reality except the one contained within us. Press J to jump to the feed. Beginners learned how to establish parallels, by means of the Game's symbols, between a piece of classical music and the formula for some law of nature. We kill at every step, not only in wars, riots and executions. Fate was not kind, life was capricious and terrible, and there was no good or reason in nature.