Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age.

-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that you are sick.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
For precisely when concepts fail one,Words are found at the right time.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

He who cannot love must learn to flatter.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A lot of people do not care about your money until nearly penniless. They also do so with time
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

How often do I lull my seething blood to rest, for you have never seen anything so unsteady, so uncertain, as this heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The bad thing is that thinking about thought doesn't help at all; one has to have it from nature so that the good ideas appear before us like free children of God calling to us: Here we are.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What makes people happy is activity; changing evil itself into good by power, working in a God like manner.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you inquire what people are like here, I must answer, "The same as everywhere."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Opponents fancy they refute us when they repeat their own opinion and pay no attention to ours.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One is never satisfied with a portrait of persons whom one knows. That is why I have always pitied portraitists. One demands so seldom of others the impossible, but demands just that of the portraitists.