Herman Hesse – It was as if all…

It was as if all of the happiness, all of the magic of this blissful…


“It was as if all of the happiness, all of the magic of this blissful hour had flowed together into these stirring, bittersweet tones and flowed away, becoming temporal and transitory once more.”
-Herman Hesse

Herman Hesse – It was morning through the…

It was morning through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the…


“It was morning through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion.”
-Herman Hesse

Herman Hesse – Among the letters my readers…

Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously…


“Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously growing, and which I see as a symptom of the increasing intellectualization of the relationship between readers and literature.”
-Herman Hesse