When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
I'll take a breath, take you by my side Under the sunlight, Welcome to this...
The little man is still a man.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right...
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
To appreciate the noble is a gain which can never be torn from us.
Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o'er lost days. Are...
Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of...
Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of...
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end...
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches...
I love those who yearn for the impossible.
Superstition is poetry of life, so that it does not injure the poet to be...
A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.