To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Doubt can only be removed by action.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
Treat a man as if he were what he ought to be and you help...
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
Upon the creatures we have made, we are, ourselves, at last, dependent.
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he...
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be...
Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
A man does not mind being blamed for his faults, and being punished for them,...
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
To create something you must be something.
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there...
Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against...