This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Since I have heard often enough that everyone in the end has his own religion,...
The coward only threatens when he is safe.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see...
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be...
Everyone believes in his youth that the world really began with him, and that all...
Nothing is more revolting than the majority; for it consists of few vigorous predecessors, of...
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.
There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.
One is led astray alike by sympathy and coldness, by praise and by blame
Upon the creatures we have made, we are, ourselves, at last, dependent.
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
Tomorrow the sun will also rise to the occasion of another day with equal grandeur....
Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it...
Life is the childhood of our immortality.
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
We will burn that bridge when we come to it.