Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
When an idea is wanting, a word can always be found to take its place.
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If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them
I love the deep quiet in which I live and grow against the world and harvest what they cannot take from me by fire or sword.
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.
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
You will always find [hatred] strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture.
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.
I do not know everything; still many things I understand.
Oh God, how do the world and heavens confine themselves, when our hearts tremble in their own barriers!
If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron, staying married and cheating makes the most sense because divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account.
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Canadians know that the promise of a recession didn't happen because of anything we did here. If you look at all the causes of the recession, problems in mortgage markets, the problems in the banking sector, the problems in government finance in countries like Greece, none of those problems were in present Canada.
Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication.
The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, charm, spell, enchantment. They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery.
Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.
Columbus dreamed of an unknown shore at the rim of a far flung sky.