The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
The phrases men are accustomed to repeat incessantly, end by becoming convictions and ossify the...
Upon the creatures we have made, we are, ourselves, at last, dependent.
Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own...
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
In art the best is good enough.
Retirement: When you quit working just before your heart does
This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love,...
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
The solution of every problem is another problem
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Doubt grows with knowledge.
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end...
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinions of its...
The opinions which we hold of one another, our relations with friends and kinfolk are...
I'm not a pacifist. I was very much for the war against Hitler and I...