Talk:Friedrich Hölderlin

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Changed the last line of the "Empedokles" section from "Did you love hold me" to "Did love not hold me" which seems to correspond better with the German "Hielte die Liebe mich nicht" —This unsigned comment is by Cchhrriiss (talkcontribs) .


  • This name is fake. I was never called Hölderlin, but Scardanelli!
    • Upon seeing an edition of his own poetry. Original German: "Der Name ist gefälscht. Ich habe nie Hölderlin geheissen, sondern Scardanelli!"
  • Like a poet man lives.
    • Original: Dichterlich wohnt der Mensch.
    • Martin Heidegger attributed this quote to Hölderlin in his lecture upon him.