Hermann Hesse Quotes

Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.

 
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Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse
  • Born: July 2, 1877
  • Died: August 9, 1962
  • Nationality: German
  • Profession: Novelist

Hermann Karl Hesse was a German-born poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Demian, Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.