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About Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse was a revered German-born Swiss novelist, poet and painter best remembered for his novels such as 1922's Siddhartha, 1927's Steppenwolf and 1943's The Glass Bead Game. For his impressive accomplishments as a writer, he won the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946.
He was married three times and fathered three children. His last marriage was to Ninon Hesse in 1931. He and Ninon remained together until his death in 1962.
Besides winning the Nobel Prize in Literature, he won several other important awards during his lifetime such as the Goethe Prize in 1946, the Wilhelm Raabe Literature Prize in 1950 and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in 1955.
He strongly opposed the Nazis as they took control of Germany.
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Famous quotes by Hermann Hesse
As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.Hermann Hesse
Happiness is a how not a what. A talent, not an object.Hermann Hesse
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.Hermann Hesse
It is not our purpose to become each other it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.Hermann Hesse
Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.Hermann Hesse
One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.Hermann Hesse
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.Hermann Hesse
Some of us think holding on makes us strong but sometimes it is letting go.Hermann Hesse
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.Hermann Hesse
The truth is lived, not taught.Hermann Hesse
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.Hermann Hesse
To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile - that is happiness.Hermann Hesse
To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.Hermann Hesse
What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men each one of whom is a valuable, unique experiment on the part of nature are shot down wholesale.Hermann Hesse
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse's Popularity
Hermann Hesse was a famous German writer, who was born on July 2, 1877. As a person born on this date, Hermann Hesse is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (July 2) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1877).
People born on July 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Hermann Hesse is the 1029th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Hermann Hesse's birthday, Hermann Hesse is the 112th most famous German.
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