85 Total Quotes

Heinrich Heine Quotes

Wherever they burn books they will also end up burning people.
Heinrich Heine
#Books And Reading

Where one burns books, one will soon burn people.
Heinrich Heine
#Books And Reading

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music played when soldiers go into battle.
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet

Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death
Heinrich Heine
#Communism

I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet

I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet #Books And Reading

Sleep is good, death is better; but of course, the best thing would to have never been born at all
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#Death

True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet #Communication

Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle
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#Anniversaries

It is extremely difficult for a Jew to be converted, for how can he bring himself to believe in the divinity of - another Jew?
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet #Believe

God will pardon me, it is His trade.
Heinrich Heine
#God

Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet #Books And Reading

When words leave off, music begins.
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet #Music

Oh, what lies there are in kisses.
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet #Lies And Lying

Woman is at once apple and serpent
Heinrich Heine
#Men And Women

It is a common phenomenon that just the prettiest girls find it so difficult to get a man
Heinrich Heine
#Girls

Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means.
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#German Poet #Nature

Atheism is the last word of theism
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#Atheism

Ask me not what I have, but what I am
Heinrich Heine
#Ask

Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.
Heinrich Heine
#Experience

God will forgive me; that's his business
Heinrich Heine
#Business

It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to it all
Heinrich Heine
#Vanity

Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.
Heinrich Heine
#German Poet