The child, offered the mother's breast, Will not in the beginning grab it; But soon it clings to it with zest. And thus at wisdom's copious breasts You'll drink each day with greater zest.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny....
The man who acts never has any conscience; no one has any conscience but the...
In all things it is better to hope than to despair
The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at...
My wish isn't to mean everything to everyone but something to someone.
Great necessity elevates man, petty necessity casts him down
Every step of life shows much caution is required.
There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden
For just when ideas fail, a word comes in to save the situation.
Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from...
The persons born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest...
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him,...
Mastery passes often for egotism.
Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists...
An empire is an immense egotism.