One would give generous alms if one had the eyes to see the beauty of a cupped receiving hand.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest...
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
Since I have heard often enough that everyone in the end has his own religion,...
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
In the end we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to...
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth,...
What does not kill me makes me stronger.
What by a straight path cannot be reached by crooked ways is never won.
Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of...
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start...
I hate all bungling as I do sin, but particularly bungling in politics, which leads...
To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests...
Nothing is worth more than this day.