Herman Hesse Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Herman Hesse quotes, Herman Hesse sayings, and Herman Hesse proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse
Each man's life represents a road toward himself. Herman Hesse
Each man's life represents a road toward himself. Herman Hesse
Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse
Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke. Herman Hesse
If I know what love is, it is because of you. Herman Hesse
Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse
If I know what love is, it is because of you. Herman Hesse
If I know what love is, it is because of you. Herman Hesse
Some relationships are like glass. It's better to leave it broken, than to hurt yourself more by picking it up and trying to put it back together. Herman Hesse
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened Herman Hesse
Some of think that holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it's letting go. Herman Hesse
Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse
Some think that holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it's letting go. Herman Hesse
Some of us think that holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it's letting go. Herman Hesse
The most lively young people become the best old people, not those who pretend to be as wise as grandfathers while they are still in school. Herman Hesse
Even the most obscure hermit in the forest was not utterly alone; he too was enfolded in belonging. Herman Hesse
Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse
The river has taught me to listen, from it you will learn it as well. It knows everything, the river, everything can be learned from it. See, you've already learned this from the water too, that it is good to strive downwards, to sink, to seek the depth. Herman Hesse
Whether you and I and a few others will renew the world some day remains to be seen. But within ourselves we must renew it each day. Herman Hesse
Whoever has learned how to listen to trees no longer wants to be a tree. He wants to be nothing except what he is. That is home. That is happiness. Herman Hesse
For each truth, the contrary is also true! Herman Hesse
Science can be communicated, wisdom cannot. Herman 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. Herman Hesse
There is no reality except the one contained within us. Herman Hesse