We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Nature has neither kernel nor shell; she is everything at once
It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we...
A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.
What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us...
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Doubt grows with knowledge.
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
Rest not. Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and...
Love can do much, but duty more.
Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public.
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
In politics, as on the sickbed, people toss from side to side, thinking they will...
How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive...
The day is committed to error and floundering; success and achievement are matters of long...
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is...
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished...
The very flexibility and ease which make men's friendships so agreeable while they endure, make...
We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love.