Carl Spitteler - Quotes

There are 4 quotes by Carl Spitteler at 95quotes.com. Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Carl Spitteler from this hand-picked collection . Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

At my father's request I took up the study of law at the University of Zurich In 1863. ---->>>

I left for Petersburg in August, 1871 and stayed there until 1879. ---->>>

I moved to Lucerne, where I have lived happily with my family ever since. ---->>>

In July, 1892, fate suddenly granted me financial independence. ---->>>


Nationality: Swiss
Born: April 24, 1845
Die: 12-29, 1924
Occupation: Poet

Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler (24 April 1845 – 29 December 1924) was a Swiss poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1919 "in special appreciation of his epic, Olympian Spring". His work includes both pessimistic and heroic poems.(wikipedia)