How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive to do thy duty; then shalt thou know what is in thee.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Self Examination Quotes
To create something you must be something.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but...
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with...
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is...
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must...
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
If your treat an individual... as if he were what he ought to be and...
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.
It was cold, and he was coughing. A fine cold draught blew over the knoll....