If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
People of a vertain rank will always keep a cool distance from common people, as...
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him,...
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than...
What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the...
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.
A person hears only what they understand.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
The coward only threatens when he is safe.
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of...
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but...
Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.
The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be...
If your treat an individual... as if he were what he ought to be and...