Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability.
Few people have the imagination for reality.
A useless life is an early death.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
In the end we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to...
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your...
Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it...
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher...
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and...
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their...
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God.
No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.