There is no patriotic art and no patriotic science
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public.
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in...
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
Experience is only half of experience
The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a...
The right man is the one who seizes the moment.
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests...
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
There is no better deliverance from the world than through art; and a man can...
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
I call architecture frozen music.
Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of...
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.