Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
To create something you must be something.
An unused life is an early death.
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
It is in self-imitation that a master first shows himself.
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the...
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself...
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be...
To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Mastery passes often for egotism.
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life
Put your talent into your work, but your genius into your life
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We...