Every reader, if he has a strong mind, reads himself into the book, and amalgamates his thoughts with those of the author
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
Upon the creatures we have made, we are, ourselves, at last, dependent.
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
The public wishes itself to be managed like a woman; one must say nothing to...
Doubt grows with knowledge.
All things are only transitory.
I call architecture frozen music.
Life is the childhood of our immortality.
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
On all the peaks lies peace.
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in...
A man does not mind being blamed for his faults, and being punished for them,...
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on...
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that...
Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something...