National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The artist who is not also a craftsman is no good; but, alas, most of...
To create something you must be something.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something...
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs...
In art the best is good enough.
What does not kill me makes me stronger.
Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses...
Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess.
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God.
Since I have heard often enough that everyone in the end has his own religion,...
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man,...
Everyone hears only what he understands.
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
We can't form our children on our own concepts; we must take them and love...
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh...