Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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More light! Give me more light!
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
Treat people as if they were what they should be, and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.
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.
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.
All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them
I do not know everything; still many things I understand.
Beware of dissipating your powers strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay.
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
We live in a society obsessed with public opinion. But leadership has never been about popularity.
The slave is doomed to worship time and fate and death, because they are greater than anything he finds in himself, and because all his thoughts are of things which they devour.
A man is born alone and dies alone and he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.
With 'Bright Star' and with 'The Piano,' too, I felt a kind of sadness about it being in such a different era, because of my lack of experience with the era. And one of the ways I'd get over it is to remind myself that every film, even if it's contemporary, creates its own world.
Don't knock the weather nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
There's no abiding success without commitment.
Accuse not nature, she hath done her part Do thou but thine, and be not diffident Of wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thou Dismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh, By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.