Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of...
Wisdom is found only in truth.
I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art and no...
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my...
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right...
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
The artist who is not also a craftsman is no good; but, alas, most of...
The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at...
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be...
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their...
Where there are no women there are no good manners
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself...
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests...
To the person with a firm purpose all men and things are servants.