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
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but...
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs...
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end...
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art and no...
Nothing is more revolting than the majority; for it consists of few vigorous predecessors, of...
A book is a storehouse carried in the pocket
It is in self-imitation that a master first shows himself.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
There is no patriotic art and no patriotic science
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest...
The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes.
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
A person hears only what they understand.
I'm an optimist by nature and a pessimist by experience.
To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more...
The best government is the one that charges you the least blackmail for leaving you...