The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Common sense is the genius of humanity.
No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
A book is a storehouse carried in the pocket
Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.
Few people have the imagination for reality.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but...
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than...
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher...
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or...
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're...
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.
True friends... face in the same direction, toward common projects, interests, goals.
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
If someone whom you lent money and wonâ€™t pay you back will always hate you.