“He saw all these forms and faces in a thousand relationships become newly born. Each one was mortal, a passionate, painful example of all that is transitory. Yet none of them died, they only changed, were always reborn, continually had a new face: only time stood between one face and another.” Herman Hesse

"He saw all these forms and faces in a thousand relationships become newly born. Each one was mortal, a passionate, painful example of all that is transitory. Yet none of them died, they only changed, were always reborn, continually had a new face: only time stood between one face and another."  Herman Hesse

"He saw all these forms and faces in a thousand relationships become newly born. Each one was mortal, a passionate, painful example of all that is transitory. Yet none of them died, they only changed, were always reborn, continually had a new face: only time stood between one face and another." Herman Hesse

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4 Responses to ““He saw all these forms and faces in a thousand relationships become newly born. Each one was mortal, a passionate, painful example of all that is transitory. Yet none of them died, they only changed, were always reborn, continually had a new face: only time stood between one face and another.” Herman Hesse”

  1. jacqui Says:

    I love Herman Hesse, eventhough he is paraphrasing an older philosophy he writes in a wonderful way, or the translator does..I have always wondered how his writing reads in the original german language he writes in, and it is a lovely and apt photo with it ..although the horses ears are back , because he might not be feeling like having a little lecture before the races about the cost of wheat and carrots it has taken to get him there

  2. Marie Says:

    The lovely horse looks like he is thinking about the open grasslands where he would rather be.

    The quote is just wonderful.

  3. Poetic Universe Says:

    I kind’ve like the W.C fields quote Horse sense is a good judgment which keeps horses from betting on people… but didn’t think it was that inspirational for the mostly human audience f this site

  4. Alles zu Goethes Iphigenie auf Tauris wie Analyse,Inhaltsangabe und vieles mehr. Says:

    Alles zu Goethes Iphigenie auf Tauris wie Analyse,Inhaltsangabe und vieles mehr….

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