Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man,...
Since Time is not a person we can overtake when he is gone, let us...
Superstition is poetry of life, so that it does not injure the poet to be...
A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
When two people are really happy about one another, one can generally assume that they...
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in...
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with...
National literature no longer means very much, the age of world literature is due.
Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking
The highest problem of every art is, by means of appearances, to produce the illusion...
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
Few people have the imagination for reality.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
Experience has two things to teach: the first is that we must correct a great...
Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process...
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and...
While we must remain determined to defeat terrorism, it isn't only terrorism we are fighting....