He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not deserve that the world should hear of him.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them...
Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has...
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
When two people are really happy about one another, one can generally assume that they...
Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
Where there are no women there are no good manners
One would give generous alms if one had the eyes to see the beauty of...
Wisdom is found only in truth.
The child, offered the mother's breast, Will not in the beginning grab it; But soon...
I do not know myself and God forbid that I should
There is no patriotic art and no patriotic science
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
To tremble before anticipated evils is to bemoan what thou hast never lost.
The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still,...
The truth is more important than the facts.