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
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something...
What by a straight path cannot be reached by crooked ways is never won.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
Live dangerously and you live right.
There is no patriotic art and no patriotic science
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
To tremble before anticipated evils is to bemoan what thou hast never lost.
People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or...
A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is...
An unused life is an early death.
We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.
In comradeship is danger countered best.
My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked...
To some it may be a thrill to be known, to me it's a thrill...
To act the part of a true friend requires more conscientious feeling than to fill...
Get beyond love and grief; exist for the good of man