Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes.
Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.
I think that I am better than the people who are trying to reform me.
A flippant, frivolous man may ridicule others, may controvert them, scorn them; but he who has any respect for himself seems to have renounced the right of thinking meanly of others.
The unnatural, that too is natural.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it.
To appreciate the noble is a gain which can never be torn from us.
One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
A useless life is an early death.
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
The best government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.