Sleep Is Lovely, Death Is Better Still, Not To Have Been Born Is Of Course The Miracle.
Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is
of course the miracle.
-- Heinrich Heine
We should forgive our enemies, but only after they have been hanged first. -- Heinrich Heine
Of course he [God] will forgive me; that's his business.
[Bien sur, il me pardonnera; c'est son metier.] -- Heinrich Heine, 1856....
Experience is a good school, but the fees are high. -- Heinrich Heine
Oh, what lies there are in kisses. Heinrich Heine
Whenever they burn books, they will also, in the end, burn people. -- Heinrich Heine
Philistine must have originally meant, in the mind of those who invented the nickname, a strong, dogged, unenlightened opponent of the children of the light.
-- Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) -- Essays in Criticism, Heinrich Heine...
If birth is a miracle, is not death also a miracle?
It's been lovely, but I have to scream now.