There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art and no surer method of linking oneself to it than by Art.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have...
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start...
It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
It is in self-imitation that a master first shows himself.
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he...
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability.
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
Man is not born to solve the problems of the universe, but to find out...
What does not kill me makes me stronger.
When two people are really happy about one another, one can generally assume that they...
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three...
I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.