Against stupidity the very gods themselves contend in vain.
Quote by Friedrich Von Schiller
A healthy nature needs no God or immortality
The great happiness of life, I find, after all, to consist in the regular discharge...
Disappointments are to the soul what the thunder-storm is to the air
Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart.
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
No greater grief than to remember days of gladness when sorrow is at hand
One can give advice comfortably from a safe port.
Against stupidity the very Gods themselves toil in vain.
Only those who have to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do...
There is no such thing as chance; and what seem to us merest accident springs...
Votes should be weighed, not counted
The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.
Historians are prophets with their face turned backward.
Genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity; a state of continuous prosperity...
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart.
Sorrow is brief but joy is endless
The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just...
I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is...
He who can conceal his joys, is greater than he who can hide his griefs
How soon my sorrow hath destroyed my face