The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life
Impartiality is the life of justice, as justice is of all good government.
Common sense is the genius of humanity.
The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be...
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with...
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
The society of women is the element of good manners.
A person hears only what they understand.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it...
Nothing is true, but that which is simple.
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs...
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the...
Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on the other side
Only where we ourselves are responsible for our own interests and are free to sacrifice...
Any ordeal that you can survive as a human being is an improvement in your...