"Strictly speaking, the idea of a scientific poem is probably as nonsensical as that of a poetic science."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"There is no self-knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men, especially the most prominent one of the community, the master's master, the genius of the age."
"Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger, there the sweetest pain here consuming hatred, there the childlike smile of serene humility."
"Art and works of art do not make an artist sense and enthusiasm and instinct do."
"Wit as an instrument of revenge is as infamous as art is as a means of sensual titillation."
"In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible."
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