Friedrich Schiller Quotes (313 quotes)
Act IV, sc. iii, as translated by Sir Thomas Martin - Wilhelm Tell (1803)
Variant: "A noble heart is always happy to admit the victory of Reason's arguments." From: The Maid of Orleans (play) Act II, written in 1801
Friedrich Schiller: Poet of Freedom (1988 edition), Schiller Inst
“Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.”
Schiller's Complete Works (1861 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsFriedrich Schiller
Born: November 10, 1759
Died: May 9, 1805 (aged 45)
Occupation: Dramatist, poet, writer, historian, philosopher
Bio: 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.