A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in...
Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us...
The real terror of beholding sharks feeding is that that may be all there is...
I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all...
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
In comradeship is danger countered best.
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we...
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs...
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
Superstition is the poetry of life.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
A book is a storehouse carried in the pocket
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
People of a vertain rank will always keep a cool distance from common people, as...
Labor wants also pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or...
Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone
God makes, and apparel shapes: but it's money that finishes the man.