German translation: Wäre die Sprache ein Produkt ...
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12:18 Feb 16, 2006
English to German translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:If language had been the creation....
'If language had been the creation not of poetry but of logic, we should only have one.'
This is a famous quote by Christian Friederich Hebbel who was a 19th century German poet and dratist.
I am looking for the ORIGINAL quote in German, NOT a current translation.