Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must do.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.
Mastery passes often for egotism.
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when...
There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.
He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not...
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
No words are necessary between two loving hearts
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.
Everyone hears only what he understands.
A book is a storehouse carried in the pocket
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in...
Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God.
We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.
Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses...