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We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.

We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Enemies Quotes,
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In blissful dream, in silent night,
There came to me, with magic might,
With magic might, my read more

In blissful dream, in silent night,
There came to me, with magic might,
With magic might, my own sweet love,
Into my little room above.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Dreams Quotes,
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Twelve dancers are dancing, and taking no rest,
And closely their hands together are press'd;
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Twelve dancers are dancing, and taking no rest,
And closely their hands together are press'd;
And soon as a dance has come to a close,
Another begins, and each merrily goes.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Dancing Quotes,
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And the dancing has begun now,
And the dancers whirl round gaily
In the waltz's giddy mazes,
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And the dancing has begun now,
And the dancers whirl round gaily
In the waltz's giddy mazes,
And the ground beneath them trembles.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Dancing Quotes,
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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 ... read more

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.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Adaptability Quotes,
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When I lately stood with a friend before [the cathedral of]
Amiens, . . . he asked me how read more

When I lately stood with a friend before [the cathedral of]
Amiens, . . . he asked me how it happens that we can no longer
build such piles? I replied: "Dear Alphonse, men in those days
had convictions (Ueberzeugungen), we moderns have opinions
(Meinungen) and it requires something more than an opinion to
build a Gothic cathedral.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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It is a common phenomenon that just the prettiest girls find it so difficult to get a man.

It is a common phenomenon that just the prettiest girls find it so difficult to get a man.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Girls Quotes,
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The sea appears all golden
Beneath the sun-lit sky.

The sea appears all golden
Beneath the sun-lit sky.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Ocean Quotes,
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I call'd the devil, and he came,
And with wonder his form did I closely scan;
He read more

I call'd the devil, and he came,
And with wonder his form did I closely scan;
He is not ugly, and is not lame,
But really a handsome and charming man.
A man in the prime of life is the devil,
Obliging, a man of the world, and civil;
A diplomatist too, well skill'd in debate,
He talks quite glibly of church and state.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Devil Quotes,
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Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of read more

Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Action Quotes,
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