Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests...
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh...
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
Nothing is more revolting than the majority; for it consists of few vigorous predecessors, of...
If you accept people for what they are, they will become worse. Treat them like...
Nothing is true, but that which is simple.
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.
The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
On all the peaks lies peace.
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself...
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right...
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Each one sees what he carries in his heart
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
We will burn that bridge when we come to it.
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and...
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny....
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.