"There is, so I believe, in the essence of everything, something that we cannot call learning. There is, my friend, only a knowledge - that is everywhere."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Hermann Hesse on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Hermann Hesse on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Hermann Hesse on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Hermann Hesse on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Hermann Hesse on William Shakespeare
"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."