The artist who is not also a craftsman is no good; but, alas, most of our artists are nothing else
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
The human mind will not be confined to any limits.
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from...
He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.
Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of...
The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the...
The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at...
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
What by a straight path cannot be reached by crooked ways is never won.
Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.