Thomas Mann Quotes

Why should I know Thomas Mann?

Thomas Mann was a German author and Nobel Prize winner known for The Magic Mountain, Death in Venice and Buddenbrooks.

Born June 06, 1875
Died August 12, 1955

Books by Thomas Mann


Best 8 Quotes by Thomas Mann

“In books we never find anything but ourselves. Strangely enough, that always gives us great pleasure, and we say the author is a genius.”

Thomas Mann

“No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself.”

Thomas Mann

“War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.”

Thomas Mann

"Death in Venice" Quotes

“Ultimately we are only as old as we feel in our hearts and minds.”

Thomas Mann
Death in Venice

"The Magic Mountain" Quotes

“A harmful truth is better than a useful lie.”

Thomas Mann
The Magic Mountain

“Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.”

Thomas Mann
The Magic Mountain

“There are so many different kinds of stupidity, and cleverness is one of the worst.”

Thomas Mann
The Magic Mountain

“Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.”

Thomas Mann
The Magic Mountain