The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher...
We can really respect a man only if he doesn't always look out for himself
A man does not mind being blamed for his faults, and being punished for them,...
We don't get to know people when they come to us; we must go to...
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but...
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my...
Impartiality is the life of justice, as justice is of all good government.
The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation.
It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but...
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Few people have the imagination for reality.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and...
Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of...
I have always known what I wanted, and that was beauty... in every form.
It's beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart.