The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion of a loftier reality
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny....
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him,...
It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
For just when ideas fail, a word comes in to save the situation.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth,...
Each one sees what he carries in his heart
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in...
Live dangerously and you live right.
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
To the person with a firm purpose all men and things are servants.
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see...
If you have any faith, give me, for heaven's sake, a share of it! Your...
When you disarm your subjects you offend them by showing that either from cowardliness or...
To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not...