Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though t'were his own.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
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We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them...
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
The little man is still a man.
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
To tremble before anticipated evils is to bemoan what thou hast never lost.
Doubt can only be removed by action.
Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has...
Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of...
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him,...
Nature is beneficent. I praise her and all her works. She is silent and wise....
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he...
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.