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We are not going in circles, we are going upwards. The path is a spiral; we have already climbed many steps. Hermann Hesse


Review: Siddharta by Hermann Hesse

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Siddhartha (1922) by Hermann Hesse is a deceptively simple, intense, and lyrical allegorical tale of a man in ancient India striving for enlightenment at the time of Buddha.

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“How foolish it is to wear oneself out in vain longing for warmth!
Solitude is independence.” 

-Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf 

Best Work Direction Ever: “Avoid giving the impression of diligence…,”

Said the boss to the worker:

Hermann Hesse, The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi) (Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1969) 158.


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Communication Is About Relationship

Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha (The Son)

For many months Siddhartha waited patiently in the hope that his son would come to understand him, that he would accept his love and that he would perhaps return it. 1,181 more words


Glück ist Liebe

Glück ist Liebe, nichts anderes. Wer lieben kann, ist glücklich. – Hermann Hesse

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Geteilt mit GLÜCK * HAPPINESS!


[649] Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse

” When the exalted Gautama, teaching, spoke of the world, he had to divide it into samsara and nirvana, into illusion and truth, into suffering and release. 460 more words