Novalis Quotes

- Notable Novalis Quotes Index -

Born: May 2, 1772, Oberwiederstedt, Electorate of Saxony
Birth Country: Germany
Died: Weißenfels, Electorate of Saxony, March 25, 1801
Occupation: Author

1.
Knowledge is only one half. Faith is the other.
- Novalis

2.
Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.
- Novalis

3.
Nature is a petrified magic city.
- Novalis

4.
Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
- Novalis

5.
Philosophy is properly home-sickness the wish to be everywhere at home.
- Novalis

6.
Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
- Novalis

7.
The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
- Novalis

8.
To become properly acquainted with a truth, we must first have disbelieved it, and disputed against it.
- Novalis

9.
We are near waking when we dream we are dreaming.
- Novalis

10.
Where children are, there is the golden age.
- Novalis

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