Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Man can only endure a certain degree of unhappiness; what is beyond that either annihilates...
Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.
Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of...
The day is committed to error and floundering; success and achievement are matters of long...
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is...
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.
A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is...
Precaution is better than cure.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on...
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right...
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have...
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.
To appreciate the noble is a gain which can never be torn from us.