Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Friedrich Schiller
Friedrich Schiller
Friedrich Schiller.
BornJohann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
November 10, 1759
Marbuch, Germany
DiedMay 9, 1805
Weimar, Germany
German poet and playwright. Best known for Wallenstein (1800) and Ode to Joy, which was used in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

The repository contains two quotes from Friedrich Schiller.


He who considers too much will perform little.


It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.