The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be...
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and...
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art and no...
It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.
Self-love exaggerates our faults as well as our virtues.
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher...
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to...
I hate all bungling as I do sin, but particularly bungling in politics, which leads...
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Mastery passes often for egotism.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love
Nothing is more revolting than the majority; for it consists of few vigorous predecessors, of...
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.
Superstition is the poetry of life.