One cannot develop taste from what is of average quality but only from the very best.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.
The persons born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest...
The phrases men are accustomed to repeat incessantly, end by becoming convictions and ossify the...
To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
Upon the creatures we have made, we are, ourselves, at last, dependent.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but...
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the...
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.
In all things it is better to hope than to despair
The world remains ever the same.
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves
A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of...
If you have an anecdote from one source, you file it away. If you hear...
All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one...