I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than book or orator.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and...
The phrases men are accustomed to repeat incessantly, end by becoming convictions and ossify the...
A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is...
Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of...
The unnatural, that too is natural.
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
To create something you must be something.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not...
Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of...
Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with...
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it