Bernhard Schlink Quotes

The hardest thing in life is to know when to hold fast to one’s principles and when it is acceptable to bend them.




Bernhard Schlink, German Judge & Writer, Summer Lies, 2012

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Bernhard Schlink
Bernhard Schlink
  • Born: July 6, 1944
  • Nationality: German
  • Profession: Writer

Bernhard Schlink is a German lawyer, academic, and novellist. He is best known for his novel The Reader which was first published in 1995 and became an international bestseller.