We have a collection of 11 Poetry quotes from Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Women do not have as great a need for poetry because their own essence is poetry." (ID 35182)

"The poetry of this one is called philosophical, of that one philological, of a third rhetorical, and so on. Which is then the poetic poetry?" (ID 35211)

"A definition of poetry can only determine what poetry should be and not what poetry actually was and is; otherwise the most concise formula would be: Poetry is that which at some time and some place was thus named." (ID 35212)

"Women are treated as unjustly in poetry as in life. The feminine ones are not idealistic, and the idealistic not feminine." (ID 35213)

"From what the moderns want, we must learn what poetry should become; from what the ancients did, what poetry must be." (ID 35214)

"One has only as much morality as one has philosophy and poetry." (ID 35215)

"Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher." (ID 35216)

"Nothing truly convincing - which would possess thoroughness, vigor, and skill - has been written against the ancients as yet; especially not against their poetry." (ID 35217)

"He who has religion will speak poetry. But philosophy is the tool with which to seek and discover religion." (ID 35218)

"If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry." (ID 35219)

"Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry." (ID 35220)

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