Everyone hears only what he understands.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
If your treat an individual... as if he were what he ought to be and...
We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them...
I'm an optimist by nature and a pessimist by experience.
There is no better deliverance from the world than through art; and a man can...
Experience is only half of experience
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest...
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them.
Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess.
Precaution is better than cure.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
Each has his own happiness in his hands, as the artist handles the rude clay...
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Superstition is poetry of life, so that it does not injure the poet to be...
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the...
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell...
Christian action in the world will not be sustained or carried on in an intelligent...
I hears that there's a group of South American Indians that worship the number zero