An unusual beginning must have an unusual end.
Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.
If only people thought a little more about it, they would see that life is not worrying about so much.
Afraid of decision, I buried my finer feelings in the depths of my heart and they died there.
No good ever becomes of a man who forgets an old friend
Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.
Love, like fire, goes out without fuel.
The story of a man’s soul, however trivial, can be more interesting and instructive than the story of a whole nation
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- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German Poet
- Walter Scott Scottish Novelist
- Ben Jonson English Dramatist