"Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Sun Tzu
"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."