If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or...
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the...
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests...
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to...
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny....
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when...
Since I have heard often enough that everyone in the end has his own religion,...
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability.
He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not...
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Precaution is better than cure.
Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which...
Every step of life shows much caution is required.