Theodor Fontane





Theodor Fontane

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born
in Neuruppin (Brandenburg), Germany
December 30, 1819

died
September 20, 1898

gender
male


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Theodor Fontane (30 December 1819 – 20 September 1898) was a German novelist and poet, regarded by many to be the most important 19th-century German-language realist writer.



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“Bücher haben Ehrgefühl. Wenn man sie verleiht, kommen sie nicht mehr zurück.”
Theodor Fontane
tags: funny

“Ich liebe dich ja… wie heißt es doch, wenn man einen Zweig abbricht und die Blätter abreißt? Von Herzen, mit Schmerzen, über alle Maßen.”
Theodor Fontane, Effi Briest
tags: love

“Ein Optimist ist ein Mensch, der ein Dutzend Austern bestellt, in der Hoffnung, sie mit der Perle, die er darin findet, bezahlen zu können.”
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