To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
To create something you must be something.
Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Since I have heard often enough that everyone in the end has his own religion,...
Nothing hurts a new truth more than an old error
People of a vertain rank will always keep a cool distance from common people, as...
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and...
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be...
Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must...
Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.