Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that...
A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of...
Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
Precaution is better than cure.
This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love,...
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that...
Superstition is poetry of life, so that it does not injure the poet to be...
A book is a storehouse carried in the pocket
He who moves not forward, goes backward
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
When two people are really happy about one another, one can generally assume that they...
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their...