People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or later they find themselves debtor or creditor to some one.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Precaution is better than cure.
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of...
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth,...
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there...
One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
One would give generous alms if one had the eyes to see the beauty of...
Everyone believes in his youth that the world really began with him, and that all...
In art the best is good enough.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their...
The artist who is not also a craftsman is no good; but, alas, most of...
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of...