A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of the world, for he knows how to intersperse conversation with the former in fit places, and to recollect the latter on proper occasions
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we...
The little man is still a man.
Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of...
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
The public wishes itself to be managed like a woman; one must say nothing to...
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the...
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and...
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
We don't get to know people when they come to us; we must go to...
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
If you have any faith, give me, for heaven's sake, a share of it! Your...
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy...
An unused life is an early death.
The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden,...
Men may die, but the fabrics of free institutions remains unshaken.