Hermann Hesse Quotes


Type: Novelist, short story author, essayist, poet

Born: 2 July 1877

Died: 9 August 1962 (aged 85)

Born on July 2, 1877, in Calw, Germany, Hermann Hesse cultivated a career as a poet before releasing his debut novel, Peter Camenzind, in 1904. He eventually penned acclaimed books such as "Siddhartha", "Steppenwolf "and "The Glass Bead Game", among other long-form works and novellas. Hesse protested German fighting in WWI and later earned the 1946 Nobel Prize in Literature. He died on August 9, 1962.

Hermann Hesse Best Inspirational Quotes

You are willing to die, you coward, but not to live.


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