It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability.
Love can do much, but duty more.
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
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The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
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Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is...
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it...
No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.
Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess.
The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the...
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
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Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right...
The friendships which last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the...
Respect is love in plain clothes.
A heart needs only its own voice to do what is right.