Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
Love can do much, but duty more.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.
What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
Talk well of the absent whenever you have the opportunity.
Few people have the imagination for reality.
The little man is still a man.
Doubt grows with knowledge.
We will burn that bridge when we come to it.
Wisdom is found only in truth.
The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
In art the best is good enough.
Superstition is the poetry of life.
He is dead in this world who has no belief in another.
The coward only threatens when he is safe.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Sowing is not as difficult as reaping.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.