Superstition is poetry of life, so that it does not injure the poet to be superstitious
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Superstition is the poetry of life.
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in...
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o'er lost days. Are...
He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not...
Retirement: When you quit working just before your heart does
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them...
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
In all things it is better to hope than to despair
Why was I born with such contemporaries?
Is a dream a lie if it don't come true, or is it something worse?
These are the tears ~~ The tears we shed ~~ This is the fear ~~...
That is what Americans do. We face a challenge -- no matter how great --...