Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.

-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every second is of infinite value.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What is not fully understood is not possessed.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When intelligent and sensible people despise knowledge in their old age, it is only because they have asked too much of it and of themselves.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality. Johann Wolfgang von Goeth

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is as certain as it is strange that truth and error come from one and the same source. Thus it is that we are often not at liberty to do violence to error, because at the same time we do violence to truth.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All of us have life; few of us have an idea of it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Tomorrow sees undone, what happens not to-day; Still forward press, nor never tire! The possible, with steadfast trust, Resolve should be by the forelock grasp. Then she will ne'er let go her clasp, And labors on, because she must.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I am fully convinced that the soul is indestructible, and its activity will continue through eternity.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Judge a man's character by what he finds ridiculous.