Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive...
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
Behavior is a mirror in which every one displays his own image
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start...
The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.
My wish isn't to mean everything to everyone but something to someone.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right...
Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to...
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with...
What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs...
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all...
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their...
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy...