25 Total Quotes

Max Muller Quotes

I know well there is no comfort for this pain of parting: the wound always remains, but one learns to bear the pain, and learns to thank God for what He gave, for the beautiful memories of the past, and the yet more beautiful hope for the future.
Max Muller
#Comfort

A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Although created out of nothing, that is, through and out of God, he cannot of his own power resolve himself back into this nothingness.
Max Muller
#German Educator

And then when all around grows dark, when we feel utterly alone, when all men right and left pass us by and know us not, a forgotten feeling rises in the breast.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them!
Max Muller
#German Educator

Every life has its years in which one progresses as on a tedious and dusty street of poplars, without caring to know where he is.
Max Muller
#German Educator

How mankind defers from day to day the best it can do, and the most beautiful things it can enjoy, without thinking that every day may be the last one, and that lost time is lost eternity!
Max Muller
#German Educator

I believe I can even yet remember when I saw the stars for the first time.
Max Muller
#German Educator

I spend my happiest hours in reading Vedantic books. They are to me like the light of the morning, like the pure air of the mountains - so simple, so true, if once understood.
Max Muller
#German Educator

I was shortly again at the castle, and the Princess gave me her hand to kiss and then brought her children, the young princes and princesses, and we played together, as if we had known each other for years.
Max Muller
#German Educator

I was so astonished that another had penetrated so deeply into the secrets of my soul, and that he knew what I did not know myself, that when I recovered from it he had already been long upon the street.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Is it sin, which makes the worm a chrysalis, and the chrysalis a butterfly, and the butterfly dust?
Max Muller
#German Educator

It smote me to the heart that I had found no one in all the world who loved me more than all others.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross, stood a large building, even larger than the church, and having many towers.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Of these years nought remains in memory but the sad feeling that we have advanced and only grown older.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child.
Max Muller
#German Educator

That is the returning to God which in reality is never concluded on earth but yet leaves behind in the soul a divine home sickness, which never again ceases.
Max Muller
#German Educator

The spring of love becomes hidden and soon filled up.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Thus one memory follows another until the waves dash together over our heads, and a deep sigh swells the breast, which warns us that we have forgotten to breathe in the midst of these pure thoughts.
Max Muller
#German Educator

What is emitted from the divine, though it be only like the reflection from the fire, still has the divine reality in itself, and one might almost ask what were the fire without glow, the sun without light, or the Creator without the creature?
Max Muller
#German Educator

What man or creature desires to learn and to know the secret counsel and will of God - desires nothing else but what Adam did and the evil spirit.
Max Muller
#German Educator

While the river of life glides along smoothly, it remains the same river; only the landscape on either bank seems to change.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Whoever knows it also knows that in love there is no More and no Less; but that he who loves can only love with the whole heart, and with the whole soul; with all his strength and with all his will.
Max Muller
#German Educator

Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?
Max Muller
#German Educator

Yes, now I understood for the first time that my soul was not so poor and empty as it had seemed to me, and that it had been only the sun that was lacking to open all its germs, and buds to the light.
Max Muller
#German Educator