A king there was once reigning, Who had a goodly flea, Him loved he without feigning, As his own son were he!
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Source: Faust. Mephistopheles’ Song of the Flea
Contributed by: Zaady
Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate; they too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.
Rest not! Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.
There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. >From it springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
The coward threatens when he is safe.
If you create something you must be something.
The person of analytic or critical intellect finds something ridiculous in everything. The person of synthetic or constructive intellect, in almost nothing.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten,
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