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In Germany I have been acknowledged again since the fall of Hitler, but my works, partly suppressed by the Nazis and partly destroyed by the war; have not yet been republished there. Herman Hesse#Acknowledged 37
Herman Hesse#Acknowledged 37
Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously growing, and which I see as a symptom of the increasing intellectualization of the relationship between readers and literature. Herman Hesse#Among 32
Herman Hesse#Among 32
It was still quiet in the house, and not a sound was heard from outside, either. Were it not for this silence, my reverie would probably have been disrupted by reminders of daily duties, of getting up and going to school. Herman Hesse#Daily 27
Herman Hesse#Daily 27
But your questions, which are unanswerable without exception, all spring from the same erroneous thinking. Herman Hesse#Erroneous 39
Herman Hesse#Erroneous 39
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
When trying to remember my share in the glow of the eternal present, in the smile of God, I return to my childhood, too, for that is where the most significant discoveries turn up. Herman Hesse#Childhood 39
Herman Hesse#Childhood 39
It was morning; through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion. Herman Hesse#Blue 12
Herman Hesse#Blue 12
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
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
Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better. Herman Hesse#Cleverness 51
Herman Hesse#Cleverness 51
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