Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to...
That is the true season of love; when we believe that we alone can love,...
Man is not born to solve the problems of the universe, but to find out...
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is...
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start...
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
In the end we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to...
Success is more attitude then aptitude
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
We can really respect a man only if he doesn't always look out for himself
What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden
Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life
Mediocrity can talk; but it is for genius to observe
The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which...