"A so-called happy marriage corresponds to love as a correct poem to an improvised song."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on James C. Dobson
"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."