I'm an optimist by nature and a pessimist by experience.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
Nature is beneficent. I praise her and all her works. She is silent and wise....
There is no patriotic art and no patriotic science
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
The society of women is the element of good manners.
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have...
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in...
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny....
Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against...
Each one sees what he carries in his heart
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be...
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to...
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.