"Women are treated as unjustly in poetry as in life. The feminine ones are not idealistic, and the idealistic not feminine."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel on John Lennon
"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."