First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Doubt can only be removed by action.
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned...
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
One is led astray alike by sympathy and coldness, by praise and by blame
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service...
Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
I'm an optimist by nature and a pessimist by experience.
To tremble before anticipated evils is to bemoan what thou hast never lost.
The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
All women are inferior to men.
My problem with chess was that all my pieces wanted to end the game as...