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
Nothing is true, but that which is simple.
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there...
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my...
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end...
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
I'm an optimist by nature and a pessimist by experience.
Precaution is better than cure.
Mastery passes often for egotism.
The real terror of beholding sharks feeding is that that may be all there is...
Retirement: When you quit working just before your heart does
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we...
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to...
To appreciate the noble is a gain which can never be torn from us.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability.
Dont fool a woman with a promise because she will fool you with a test.
We ask advice, but we mean approbation.