No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
We don't get to know people when they come to us; we must go to...
What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves
No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive...
Man can only endure a certain degree of unhappiness; what is beyond that either annihilates...
If you have any faith, give me, for heaven's sake, a share of it! Your...
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to...
The child, offered the mother's breast, Will not in the beginning grab it; But soon...
Common sense is the genius of humanity.
It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
Wisdom is found only in truth.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest...
Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses...
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.