Each has his own happiness in his hands, as the artist handles the rude clay he seeks to reshape it into a figure; yet it is the same with this art as with all others: only the capacity for it…
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the...
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
He is dead in this world who has no belief in another.
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
In comradeship is danger countered best.
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to...
Each one sees what he carries in his heart
We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them...
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than...
Tomorrow the sun will also rise to the occasion of another day with equal grandeur....
Mastery passes often for egotism.
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.
We don't get to know people when they come to us; we must go to...
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that...
I'm an optimist by nature and a pessimist by experience.
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.