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
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be...
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
Each has his own happiness in his hands, as the artist handles the rude clay...
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
Without haste, but without rest.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
I hate all bungling as I do sin, but particularly bungling in politics, which leads...
Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of...
For the nature of women is closely allied to art.
In the end we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to...
To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to...
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh...
Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only...
I know of no better life purpose than to perish in attempting the great and...
Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul...