It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh...
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
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When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
A person hears only what they understand.
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right...
The artist who is not also a craftsman is no good; but, alas, most of...
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Retirement: When you quit working just before your heart does
My retirement plan is to find a shopping cart with good snow tires.
The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income.