We don't get to know people when they come to us; we must go to them to find out what they are like.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
All things are only transitory.
The human mind will not be confined to any limits.
To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is...
To be loved for what one is, is the greatest exception. The great majority love...
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when...
He is dead in this world who has no belief in another.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Which is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have...
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see...
A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is...