National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
The artist who is not also a craftsman is no good; but, alas, most of...
Experience is only half of experience
To be loved for what one is, is the greatest exception. The great majority love...
The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation.
Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of...
For the nature of women is closely allied to art
To tremble before anticipated evils is to bemoan what thou hast never lost.
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that...
To the person with a firm purpose all men and things are servants.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher...
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.
Rail a-winding into the land of my dreams.
I'm not ignoring you, i'm just waiting to see if you'll make an effort.
If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep...
It's not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes...
What we become depends on what we read after all the professors have finished with...