Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
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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.
Three things are to be looked to in a building: that it stands on the right spot; that it be securely founded; that it be successfully executed.
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.
Reason can never be popular. Passions and feelings may become popular, but reason will always remain the sole property of a few eminent individuals.
Treat a man as he appears to be, and you make him worse. But treat a man as if he were what he potentially could be, and you make him what he should be.
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.
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.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.
Facts matter. Science matters. Reason matters. Mitt Romney has shown an inability to respect any of the three. President Barack Obama not only respects them, he relies on them. He is an overwhelming and unquestioned choice to continue as president.
It is Barack Obama who is at war with this country. Recent events prove it. This is not a cliche. It's not a figure of speech. Obama is at war with the U.S. economy.
If you fail to know the reason of anything you do, the reason will surely pay its dues.
Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive, intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy, strengthen our security, and strengthen our families.
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
Because with courage and conviction I believe we can deliver a more flexible, adaptable and open European Union in which the interests and ambitions of all its members can be met.
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.