Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth, invariably deceives himself. Each ten years of a man's life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.
Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
In all things it is better to hope than to despair
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself...
I can tell you, honest friend, what to believe: believe life; it teaches better than...
He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not...
We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright.
The coward only threatens when he is safe.
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that...
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or...
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always...
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs...
Nature alone is illimitably rich, and nature alone forms the great artist.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Life is the childhood of our immortality.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and...
Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.