Aphorisms by author: Hermann Hesse

There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside of them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.
By theme : Life
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.
By theme : History
Love isn`t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.
By theme : Happiness Love
The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.
By theme : Destiny Person Philosophy
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
By theme : Character Person
Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom.
By theme : Knowledge Wisdom
If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn`t part of ourselves doesn`t disturb us.
By theme : Behavior Hatred Psychology Relations
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