One never goes so far as when one doesn't know where one is going.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Contributed by: Zaady
Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity.
A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world's torrent.
A purpose you impart is no longer your own.
If you inquire what people are like here, I must answer, "The same as everywhere."
Source: The Sorrows of Werther, May 17th
If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and performance shall be different.
Without haste! without rest! Bind the motto to thy breast! Bear it with thee as a spell; Storm or sunshine , guard it well.
Source: Haste Not, Rest Not. Stanza 1
People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them.
I love those who yearn for the impossible.
One lives but once in the world.
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