National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.
What does not kill me makes me stronger.
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end...
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests...
Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have...
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all...
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.
All things are only transitory.
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
The world remains ever the same.
What by a straight path cannot be reached by crooked ways is never won.
One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that...
I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that...
The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.