The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must...
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs...
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
The man who acts never has any conscience; no one has any conscience but the...
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that...
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
The human mind will not be confined to any limits.
Nature has neither kernel nor shell; she is everything at once
The phrases men are accustomed to repeat incessantly, end by becoming convictions and ossify the...
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny....
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
In comradeship is danger countered best.
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most...
Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.