All beauty of this world is wet with the dew of tears.

— Theodor Haecker

The most revolutionary Theodor Haecker quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

The one sure means of dealing with boredom is to care for someone else, to do something kind and good.


The essence of modern dictatorship is the combination of one-dimensional, flat thinking with power and terror.


A curse on every wish that blurs the sight, paralyzes the tongue, cramps the hand, and prevents the truth being seen, said, and written.


When men no longer have the least fear of saying something untrue, they very soon have no fear whatsoever of doing something unjust.


One of the most arrogant undertakings, to my mind, is to write the biography of a man which pretends to go beyond external facts and gives the inmost motives. One of the most mendacious is autobiography.


Joy untouched by thankfulness is always suspect.