"As a body everyone is single, as a soul never."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Hermann Hesse on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Hermann Hesse on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Hermann Hesse on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Hermann Hesse on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Hermann Hesse on Marilyn Monroe
"People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest."
"The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation."
"To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning."
"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."
"Happiness is a how not a what. A talent, not an object."