We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Mastery passes often for egotism.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
For just when ideas fail, a word comes in to save the situation.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
The day is committed to error and floundering; success and achievement are matters of long...
He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.
How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive...
To tremble before anticipated evils is to bemoan what thou hast never lost.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
I'll take a breath, take you by my side Under the sunlight, Welcome to this...
Superstition is the poetry of life.
Superstition is poetry of life, so that it does not injure the poet to be...
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and...
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us...
The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the...
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for...
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man...