Aphorisms by author: Heinrich Heine

Ask me not what I have, but what I am.
By theme : Person
A woman`s hatred, in fact, is love with another direction.
By theme : Hatred Love Women
The music of wedding procession always reminds me of a military march before the final battle.
By theme : Humor Marriage Wit
The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.
By theme : Old Stupidity Wit Youth
Pretty women without religion are like flowers without perfume.
By theme : Religion Women
Thought is invisible nature.
By theme : Nature Thought
It is a common phenomenon that just the prettiest girls find it so difficult to get a man.
By theme : Marriage Women
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.
By theme : Men Wit
True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.
By theme : Art Creativity
When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
By theme : Politics Society
Atheism is the last word of theism.
By theme : Religion Wit
The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.
By theme : Evil Humor Money
In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason.
By theme : Religion
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
By theme : Person Wisdom
The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
By theme : Politics Society
One should forgive one`s enemies, but not before they are hanged.
By theme : Behavior Wit
Woman is at once apple and serpent.
By theme : Humor Women
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.
By theme : Politics Society
The Bible is the great family chronicle of the Jews.
By theme : Religion Wit
If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found the time to conquer the world.
By theme : Humor Wit
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