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Heinrich Heine
 
Date of birth: 13 December 1797
Date of death: 17 February 1856
Country Of Origin: Germany
Profession:

Poet

Biography:
    Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (born as Harry Hebrew: Chaim Heine December 13, 1797 – February 17, 1856) was one of the most significant Germany poets. The Walhalla temple in Bavaria plans to add Heine's bust to their collection in 2009.
Life

Heine was born into an Acculturation Judaism family in Düsseldorf, Germany, which was a part of Prussia at the time. His father was a tradesman, who, during the French occupa .... (More...)
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Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.

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Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.

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God will forgive me. It's his job.

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Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.

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I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.

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If the Romans had been obliged to learn Latin, they would never have found time to conquer the world.

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In earlier religions the spirit of the time was expressed through the individual and confirmed by miracles. In modern religions the spirit is expressed through the many and confirmed by reason.

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Oh, what lies there are in kisses.

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Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

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The Bible is the great family chronicle of the Jews.

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The fundamental evil of the world arose from the fact that the good Lord has not created money enough.

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The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind.

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The Wedding March always reminds me of the music played when soldiers go into battle.

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There are more fools in the world than there are people.

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True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.

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