Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller was a German playwright, poet, physician, philosopher and historian who rose to prominence in the 18th century and is associated with the Weimer Classicism movement. He studied medicine at the military academy, Karlsschule Stuttgart and it was during his time at the academy that he first started reading on the theories of the great thinkers like Goethe and Rousseau. However, it was as a playwright that he became famous. He shot to fame with his play ‘The Robbers’ that portrayed the society of that time. His other noted plays include ‘Don Carlos’, ‘William Tell’, ‘Maria Stuart’ and ‘The Wallenstein Trilogy’ among others. He was also an accomplished poet and some of his well known poems include ‘Nanie’, ‘The Hostage’, ‘The Diver’, ‘Polycrates’ Ring’, ‘The Glove’, ‘Ode to Joy’ and ‘The Veiled Statues of Sais’ among others. Needless to say Schiller was a multi-faceted talent who shone in a variety of fields during a relatively short career. We have sorted Friedrich Schiller’s quotes from his notable books, poems, plays and writings. Read on to explore a compilation of some of the best known quotes by Friedrich Schiller, covering various aspects of life. These quotes by Friedrich Schiller would surely leave a lasting impression on your mind and leave you inspired.