He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it...
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on...
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to...
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start...
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth,...
Every step of life shows much caution is required.
Death is Nature's expert advice to get plenty of Life.
There is no better deliverance from the world than through art; and a man can...
The artist who is not also a craftsman is no good; but, alas, most of...
Age merely shows what children we remain.
Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of...
I do not know myself and God forbid that I should
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must...
Superstition is the poetry of life.
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs...