Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten,
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Contributed by: Zaady
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.
By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that could not become a defect.
A king there was once reigning, Who had a goodly flea, Him loved he without feigning, As his own son were he!
Source: Faust. Mephistopheles’ Song of the Flea
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.
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