Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is...
One cannot develop taste from what is of average quality but only from the very...
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
Doubt can only be removed by action.
The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there...
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the...
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the...
Do-so is more important than say-so.
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
Sometimes I think that a vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some...