One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the...
One would give generous alms if one had the eyes to see the beauty of...
For the nature of women is closely allied to art.
There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.
We can really respect a man only if he doesn't always look out for himself
First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect...
When two people are really happy about one another, one can generally assume that they...
The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the...
Stupidity is without anxiety.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he...
Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their...