By Heinrich Heine / In 1933, copies of Heine's books were among the many burned on Berlin's Opernplatz. To commemorate the event, one of the most famous lines from Heine's 1821 play Almansor is now engraved at the site: "Dort, wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man am Ende auch Menschen." ("Where they burn books, they will also, in the end, burn human beings.")

Wherever they burn books, in the end will also burn human beings.

Wherever they burn books, in the end will also burn human beings.: A biography of the author of this famous literary quote

Poetry of Heinrich Heine [CD]

Poetry of Heinrich Heine [CD]

Another Birth by Forugh Farrokhzad (trans. A.Z.Foreman)  Entrancing.

Poems Found in Translation: Saint John of the Cross: The Dark Night of the Soul (From Spanish)

Motivierende Zitate - Heinrich Heine - Ein Kluger bemerkt alles, ein Dummer macht über alles Bemerkungen

Motivierende Zitate - Heinrich Heine - Ein Kluger bemerkt alles, ein Dummer macht über alles Bemerkungen

“WHERE WORDS LEAVE OFF, MUSIC BEGINS.” – HEINRICH HEINE

“WHERE WORDS LEAVE OFF, MUSIC BEGINS.” – HEINRICH HEINE

Heilige Drei Könige, Heinrich Heine, Gedicht, Weihnachten, Lyrik, Kindergedicht, Kinder-Gedichte-Welt, Könige,

Heilige Drei Könige, Heinrich Heine, Gedicht, Weihnachten, Lyrik, Kindergedicht, Kinder-Gedichte-Welt, Könige,

Poetry of Heinrich Heine [CD]

Poetry of Heinrich Heine [CD]

Heinrich Heine, 1829

Heinrich Heine - "Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings.

Alle Menschen, die kein Herz haben, sind dumm. Denn die Gedanken kommen nicht aus dem Kopfe, sondern aus dem Herzen. (Heinrich Heine)

Alle Menschen, die kein Herz haben, sind dumm. Denn die Gedanken kommen nicht aus dem Kopfe, sondern aus dem Herzen. (Heinrich Heine)

Heinrich Heine - Where they burn books, they will, in the end, burn people

Christian Johann Heinrich Heine December 1797 – 17 February was a German poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic. Author of my favorite poem.

Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)  In 1933 at Germany’s former Opernplatz (now Bebelplatz) the Nazis burned over 20,000 books, amongst them the works of 19th century poet Heinrich Heine. The spot is now marked with a line of Heine’s that reads: “That was but a prelude; where they burn books, they will ultimately burn people also.” The oft-banned author’s radical political views and writings — marked by satirical barbs, and critical disillusionment with authority — eventually led to his exile to…

10 Early Radical Poets

Browse through Heinrich Heine's poems and quotes. 53 poems of Heinrich Heine. Christian Johann Heinrich Heine was one of the most significant German poets of the century.

Georges Moreau De Tours     “Heinrich Heine and the Muse of Poetry”

Georges Moreau de Tours (French, Heinrich Heine and the Muse of Poetry.

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