To tremble before anticipated evils is to bemoan what thou hast never lost.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them...
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
Everyone believes in his youth that the world really began with him, and that all...
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
Nature has neither kernel nor shell; she is everything at once
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a...
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
The human mind will not be confined to any limits.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on...
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Man is not born to solve the problems of the universe, but to find out...
Behavior is a mirror in which every one displays his own image
The behavior of men to the lower animals, and their behavior to each other, bear...
The type that makes me laugh and cry and scream and double over and dance...