Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A good man apologizes for the mistakes of the past, but a great man corrects them.
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes.
Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm. In the real world all rests on perseverance.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe — quotes and aphorisms
Live dangerously and you live right.
If I love you, what business is it of yours?
In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
A person hears only what they understand.
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
Every step of life shows much caution is required.
The coward only threatens when he is safe.