What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
What is my life if I am no longer useful to others.
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when...
First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against...
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my...
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in...
Live dangerously and you live right.
There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art and no...
I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that...
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Nothing is true, but that which is simple.
All things are only transitory.
The world remains ever the same.
Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
In the end we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to...
The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the...
That rolls to its appointed end.
If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going...
Never yawn in front of a lady.