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
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to...
To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.
Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us...
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs...
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs...
Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has...
I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all...
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end...
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right...
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.