The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
To be loved for what one is, is the greatest exception. The great majority love...
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him,...
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves
We can really respect a man only if he doesn't always look out for himself
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he...
Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
I love those who yearn for the impossible.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
One cannot develop taste from what is of average quality but only from the very...
Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it...
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the...