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
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love
A useless life is an early death.
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we...
Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect...
In politics, as on the sickbed, people toss from side to side, thinking they will...
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him,...
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end...
I'll take a breath, take you by my side Under the sunlight, Welcome to this...
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something...
Self-love exaggerates our faults as well as our virtues.
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny....
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.