Friedrich Schiller (10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805 / Marbach, Württemberg)
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his life, Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe. They frequently discussed issues concerning aesthetics, and Schiller encouraged Goethe to finish works he left as sketches. This relationship and these discussions led to a period now referred to as Weimar Classicism. They also worked together on Xenien, a collection of short satirical poems in which both Schiller and Goethe challenge opponents to their ... more »
Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.
- A Funeral Fantasie
- A Peculiar Ideal
- A Problem
- Astronomical Writings
- Beauteous Individuality
- Breadth And Depth
- Count Eberhard, The Groaner Of Wurtember...
- Dangerous Consequences
- Difference Of Station
Quotationsmore quotations »
''Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.''Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805), German poet and dramatist.
''The history of the world is the world's court of justice.''Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805), German dramatist, poet, historian. Inaugural lecture, May 26, 1789, as Professor of History at the University of J...
''They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.''Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805), German dramatist, poet, essayist. "Eighth Letter," On the Aesthetic Education of Man (1795).
''The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.''Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805), German dramatist, poet, essayist. "Eighth Letter," On the Aesthetic Education of Man (1795).
Comments about Friedrich Schiller
Beautiful Paintings On Books
by Ekaterina Panikanova
You Too Can Learn to Write Surrealist Poetry
Spudnik Press is offering a workshop in surrealist poetry
Distasteful Fashion Shoot Featuring Author Suicides is Pulled
The spread is called 'Last Words.'
Autistic Pride Day