It is in self-imitation that a master first shows himself.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Becoming Yourself Quotes
Self Mastery Quotes
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
In politics, as on the sickbed, people toss from side to side, thinking they will...
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them...
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
Superstition is the poetry of life.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
For just when ideas fail, a word comes in to save the situation.
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
The solution of every problem is another problem
It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them.
We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have...
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or...
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs...
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than...
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.