Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
All things are only transitory.
Each has his own happiness in his hands, as the artist handles the rude clay...
The artist who is not also a craftsman is no good; but, alas, most of...
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we...
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in...
Since I have heard often enough that everyone in the end has his own religion,...
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be...
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to...
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh...
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
What a sad era when it is easier to smash an atom than a prejudice.
All our silences in the face of racist assault are acts of complicity.
Spontaneity is only a term for man's ignorance of the gods