6 Quotes to Celebrate Wilhelm Grimm’s Birthday

Today is Wilhelm Grimm’s birthday, and we want to celebrate it by looking back on some of his most famous quotes. Wilhelm Grimm was one of the authors of Grimms’ Fairy Tales, according to biography.com, and his works still have an impact to this day. These quotes from Goodreads are both elegant and filled with wisdom, and we hope you enjoy them.



1. “Mirror, mirror, here I stand. Who is the fairest in the land?”

2. “He who helped you when you were in trouble ought not afterwards be despised by you.”

3. “He who repents his sin and acknowledges it, is forgiven.”


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4. “Then her envious heart had peace, as much as an envious heart can have.”

5. “Thus it is with proud silly people, who think themselves above everyone else, and are too proud to ask or take advice.”

6. “Because she was so beautiful the huntsman took pity on her, and he said, “Run away, you poor child.”

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