Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Wisdom is found only in truth.
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when...
I call architecture frozen music.
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but...
Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous...
In comradeship is danger countered best.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability
Precaution is better than cure.
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we...
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your...
Superstition is the poetry of life.
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than...