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
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes.
Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with...
Every reader, if he has a strong mind, reads himself into the book, and amalgamates...
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home
Nature is beneficent. I praise her and all her works. She is silent and wise....
It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.
Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against...
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art and no...
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of...
Each one sees what he carries in his heart
When you smiled you had my undivided attention. When you laughed you had my urge...
The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour,...