"Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Hermann Hesse on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Hermann Hesse on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Hermann Hesse on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Hermann Hesse on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Hermann Hesse on Michael Jordan
"As a body everyone is single, as a soul never."
"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."