Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
If you have any faith, give me, for heaven's sake, a share of it! Your...
The solution of every problem is another problem
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and...
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that...
Self-love exaggerates our faults as well as our virtues.
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on...
We can't form our children on our own concepts; we must take them and love...
The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at...
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
Nature is beneficent. I praise her and all her works. She is silent and wise....
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.
Nothing is evil which is according to nature.