Hermann Hesse was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. His best-known works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game (also known as Magister Ludi), each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality.
"When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane."
"People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest."