Hermann Hesse

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The Seasons of Life
The Seasons of Life
Poetry
160 Pages
Singapore Dream and Other Adventures
Singapore Dream and Other Adventures
Non-Fiction, Arts & Entertainment Biographies & Memoirs
160 Pages

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    “We are sun and moon, dear friend; we are sea and land. It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is: each the other's opposite and complement.”
    #individuality#respect#uniqueness
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    “I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.”
    #destiny#fate#fortune#learning-process#meaning#value
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    “That is where my dearest and brightest dreams have ranged — to hear for the duration of a heartbeat the universe and the totality of life in its mysterious, innate harmony.”
    #harmony#universe
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    “Solitude is independence. It had been my wish and with the years I had attained it. It was cold. Oh, cold enough! But it was also still, wonderfully still and vast like the cold stillness of space in which the stars revolve.”
    #solitude
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    “Oh, love isn't there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.”
    #love
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