Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Contributed by: Zaady
Genius develops in quiet places, Character out in the full current of human life.
Talent is nurtured in solitude; character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they think laughable.
Choose well, your choice is brief, and yet endless.
A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Commonplaceness, the surrender to the average, that good which is not bad but still the enemy of the best - That is our besetting danger.
No one would talk much in society, if he knew how often he misunderstands others.
Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay.
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