The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end...
Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against...
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs...
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the...
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs...
Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of...
It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but...
Self-love exaggerates our faults as well as our virtues.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.