Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
When an idea is wanting, a word can always be found to take its place.
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We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain as he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought and could be.
One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words.
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.
Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.
The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths.
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.
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.
I do not know everything; still many things I understand.
What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Humanity has experienced many revolutionary changes over the course of history: revolutions in agriculture, in science, industrial production, as well as numerous political revolutions. But these have all been limited to the external aspects of our individual and collective lives.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
I was eating bad stuff. Lots of sugar and carbs, junk food all the time. It makes you very irritated.
I don't think I'd ever make an album of just covers because I love writing my own music.
Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
The TV business is like the produce section of the market. Today everything is fresh and glistening and firm. And tomorrow, when they find a bruise on you, they toss you out.
I think the first and principle objective is to repeal Obamacare before it does lasting, fundamental damage to our health care system, to our individual liberty, to the relationship each of us has with his or her doctor.
Why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me.
I run from Horatio Street down just past Battery Park City and back. It's amazing to run and see the Statue of Liberty and the ferries coming in. People think if you're not near Central Park, there's nowhere to go, but there's a whole ecosystem happening down here.
War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support.