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Fanny Lewald

  • I fought windmills with such heavy weapons that I risked dislocating my arm ...

    • Fanny Lewald,
    • in Hanna Ballin Lewis, trans., The Education of Fanny Lewald ()
  • That is the truly beautiful and encouraging aspect of freedom; no one struggles for it just for himself.

    • Fanny Lewald,
    • in Hanna Ballin Lewis, trans., The Education of Fanny Lewald ()
  • There is a haphazard sort of doing good, which is nothing but temperamental pleasure-seeking.

  • To will the impossible is usually a sin of indolence.

Fanny Lewald, German writer

(1811 - 1889)

Full name: Fanny Markus Lewald-Stahr.