Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
When an idea is wanting, a word can always be found to take its place.
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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.
If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul.
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.
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 children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
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.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
The only difference between me and others is that they think they can change something with cute little poems, nice cards or embracing trees and being nice to little lapdogs.
I like to use 'I Can't Believe it's Not Butter' on my toast in the morning, because sometimes when I eat breakfast, I like to be incredulous. How was breakfast? Unbelievable.
Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.
Politics is such a torment that I advise everyone I love not to mix with it.
Pay attention to your inner voice. For it needs you to analyse what you are thinking about.
If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.
A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.
You cannot mix sports with politics.
Oh, the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.