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Heinrich Heine Quotes

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He only profits from praise who values criticism.

~ Heinrich Heine

I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.

~ Heinrich Heine

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

~ Heinrich Heine

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.

~ Heinrich Heine

Communism possesses a language which every people can understand - its elements are hunger, envy, and death.

~ Heinrich Heine

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

~ Heinrich Heine

When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.

~ Heinrich Heine
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