What by a straight path cannot be reached by crooked ways is never won.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us...
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
Retirement: When you quit working just before your heart does
Doubt can only be removed by action.
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs...
Everything great and intelligent is in the minority
One cannot develop taste from what is of average quality but only from the very...
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that...
Doubt grows with knowledge.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those...
One is led astray alike by sympathy and coldness, by praise and by blame
It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce...
Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context...
When you shoot an arrow of truth, dip its point in honey