Franz Werfel Quotes (7 quotes)
Preface to Das Lied Von Bernadette [The Song of Bernadette] (1941)
“For those who believe, no explanation is necessary; for those who do not believe, no explanation is possible.”
As quoted in Philippine Studies (1953) by Ateneo de Manila, p. 269; also in Everest : The Mountaineering History (2000) by Walt Unsworth, p. 100
“Happiness is... the grace of being permitted to unfold... all the spiritual powers planted within us.”
As quoted in Journey to New Beginnings : Finding Peace Within (2006) by Debbie Ziemann, p. 167
“'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'”
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
Hudibras, a poem, Volume 1, printed by W. Lewis for Thomas McLean, 1819, p. 366, Part II, Canto II
As quoted in: Newsday, 11 February 1988
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsFranz Werfel
Born: September 10, 1890
Died: August 26, 1945 (aged 54)
Bio: Franz Viktor Werfel was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned World War I, the Interwar period, and World War II.