"One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Hermann Hesse on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Hermann Hesse on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Hermann Hesse on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Hermann Hesse on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Hermann Hesse on C. S. Lewis
"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."