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This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification. Herman Hesse#Happy 71
Herman Hesse#Happy 71
The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a path to perfection. No, it is perfect at every moment, every sin already carries grace in it. Herman Hesse#Already 67
Herman Hesse#Already 67
The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion. Herman Hesse#Wisdom 63
Herman Hesse#Wisdom 63
For me, however, that beloved, glowing little word happiness has become associated with everything I have felt since childhood upon hearing the sound of the word itself. Herman Hesse#Happy 62
Herman Hesse#Happy 62
Seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means: to be free, to be receptive, to have no goal. Herman Hesse#Finding 59
Herman Hesse#Finding 59
Love of God is not always the same as love of good. Herman Hesse#God 59
Herman Hesse#God 59
It was as if all of the happiness, all of the magic of this blissful hour had flowed together into these stirring, bittersweet tones and flowed away, becoming temporal and transitory once more. Herman Hesse#Happy 55
Herman Hesse#Happy 55
Until 1914 I loved to travel; I often went to Italy and once spent a few months in India. Since then I have almost entirely abandoned travelling, and I have not been outside of Switzerland for over ten years. Herman Hesse#Travel 52
Herman Hesse#Travel 52
Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better. Herman Hesse#Cleverness 49
Herman Hesse#Cleverness 49
If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion. Herman Hesse#Between 49
Herman Hesse#Between 49
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