Johann Gottfried Seume

Johann Gottfried
Seume
1763
1810

German Author

Author Quotes

Tear man out of his outward circumstances; and what he then is; that only is he.

Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.

Any religion which says that mankind's primary - almost only - hope lies in another life, can be presumed to be a hoax in this one.

Man ought always to have something which he prefers to life; otherwise life itself will appear to him tiresome and void.

Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.

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First Name
Johann Gottfried
Last Name
Seume
Birth Date
1763
Death Date
1810
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German Author