Man can only endure a certain degree of unhappiness; what is beyond that either annihilates him or passes by him and leaves him apathetic
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
All things are only transitory.
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to...
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o'er lost days. Are...
Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.
Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service...
Nothing is more revolting than the majority; for it consists of few vigorous predecessors, of...
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
I'm an optimist by nature and a pessimist by experience.
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself...
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when...
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your...
Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is...