Live dangerously and you live right.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Source: Faust, 1806
Contributed by: Zaady
We can offer up much in the large, but to make sacrifices in little things is what we are seldom equal to.
The mind is found most acute and most uneasy in the morning. Uneasiness is, indeed, a species of sagacity - a passive sagacity. Fools are never uneasy.
Science and art belong to the whole world, and the barriers of nationality vanish before them.
I always seek the good that is in people and leave the bad to Him who made mankind and knows how to round off the corners.
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door,and the whole world will be clean.
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater than he is.
Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
Source: Elective Affinities
Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.
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