"A priest is he who lives solely in the realm of the invisible, for whom all that is visible has only the truth of an allegory."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Winston Churchill
"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."