Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Everything in the world may be endured, except continual prosperity.
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Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
More light! Give me more light!
Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune is always here.
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.
When you take a man as he is, you make him worse. When you take a man as he can be, you make him better.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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.
The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess.
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
The advantage of the internet is that it has taken away the charade of politics. China has heard of democracy and people know about certain concepts they wouldn't have previously.
Language is the dress of thought.
When people align around shared political, social, economic or environmental values, and take collective action, thinking and behavior that compromises the lives of millions of people around the world can truly change.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge nothing.
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture, industry and education as our final goals, and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak.
In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.