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
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
We will burn that bridge when we come to it.
He is dead in this world who has no belief in another.
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the...
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
Precaution is better than cure.
The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinions of its...
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.
Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it...
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to...
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such...
In boys and girls alike, and in more of their elders, perhaps, than we suspect,...