Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must do.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
Every reader, if he has a strong mind, reads himself into the book, and amalgamates...
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher...
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with...
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against...
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Every step of life shows much caution is required.
The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a...
There is no better deliverance from the world than through art; and a man can...
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there...
I'm an optimist by nature and a pessimist by experience.
Impartiality is the life of justice, as justice is of all good government.
We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have...
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.