Rolf Hochhuth

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Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it.
Olive Schreiner
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Rolf Hochhuth (born April 1, 1931 in Eschwege/Werra) is a German author.


  • Nur der Dumme lernt aus Erfahrung, der Kluge aus der Erfahrung der anderen!
    • Translation: Only the foolish learn from experience - the wise learn from the experience of others.
    • Alan Turing
  • Den Menschen verbessern - damit fängt aller Terror an, Religionsstifter, Totalitäre, selbstgerechte Stückeschreiber, Ideologen wollen immer den neuen Menschen, den besseren.
    • Translation: To improve man - that's the beginning of all terror. Religion founders, totalitarists, self-righteous playwrights, ideologues, they always want the new man, the better one.
    • Alan Turing

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