I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Nature has neither kernel nor shell; she is everything at once
One would give generous alms if one had the eyes to see the beauty of...
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden
Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it...
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest...
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their...
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
Self-love exaggerates our faults as well as our virtues.
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but...
In this world, which is so plainly the antechamber of another, there are no happy...
If the best words of the great people merely could better change the world,then we...