The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinions of its young men under five-and-twenty
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in...
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth,...
Nature has neither kernel nor shell; she is everything at once
Behavior is a mirror in which every one displays his own image
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be...
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows...
I do not know myself and God forbid that I should
In the end we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to...
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of...
The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at...
People of a vertain rank will always keep a cool distance from common people, as...
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek...
The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action
If you only do what you know you can do- you never do very much.
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Our strength grows out of our weaknesses