If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I have guesses enough of my own.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The child, offered the mother's breast, Will not in the beginning grab it; But soon...
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to...
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
Everyone believes in his youth that the world really began with him, and that all...
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him,...
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
If you accept people for what they are, they will become worse. Treat them like...
I'll take a breath, take you by my side Under the sunlight, Welcome to this...
Nothing is worth more than this day.
The human mind will not be confined to any limits.
For just when ideas fail, a word comes in to save the situation.