We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have what we wished for.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love,...
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Live dangerously and you live right.
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have...
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive...
The society of women is the element of good manners.
A useless life is an early death.
The man who acts never has any conscience; no one has any conscience but the...
I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes.
Doubt can only be removed by action.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them.
Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Precaution is better than cure.
We can't form our children on our own concepts; we must take them and love...
If a man writes a book, let him set down only what he knows. I...
Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.
The value of many men and books rests solely on their faculty for compelling all...