Spring's Awakening Quotes.

1. "The fog is clearing; life is a matter of taste."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

2. "I didn't ask to be born, and I don't owe God anything."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

3. "Wendla: How did you come here? Melchior: I followed my thoughts."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

4. "We see God and the devil blaming each other, and cherish the unspeakable belief that both of them are drunk."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

5. "In my opinion it is unwise to judge a young man by his school record. We have too many examples of bad students becoming distinguished men, and, on the other hand, of brilliant students not being at all remarkable in life."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

6. "Monuments are for the living, not for the dead."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

7. "And, therefore, hold your head high, Herr Stiefel!——Such a crisis as this comes to all of us and will soon be surmounted. If all of us had recourse to dagger or poison in such cases, there would soon be no men left in the world."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

8. "To be frank with you, Melchior, I have almost the same feeling since I read your explanation.——It fell at my feet during the first vacation days. I was startled. I fastened the door and flew through the flaming lines as a frightened owl flies through a burning wood——I believe I read most of it with my eyes shut."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

9. "If our esteemed colleague, Zungenschlag, does not find our room ventilated sufficiently, I should like to suggest that our esteemed colleague, Zungenschlag, have a ventilator set into his forehead."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

10. "Der vermummte Herr Warum prahlen Sie denn dann mit Erhabenheit?! – Sie wissen doch, daß das Humbug ist – saure Trauben! Warum lügen Sie geflissentlich, Sie – Hirngespinst! – – Wenn Ihnen eine so schätzenswerte Wohltat damit geschieht, so bleiben Sie meinetwegen. Aber hüten Sie sich vor Windbeuteleien, lieber Freund – und lassen Sie mir bitte Ihre Leichenhand aus dem Spiel."
- Frank Wedekind, Spring's Awakening

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