When we have lost ourselves, we have lost everything.
When she sees the leaves fall, they raise no other idea in her mind than that winter is approaching.
When scholars study a thing, they strive to kill it first, if it's alive; then they have the parts and the'be lost the whole, for the link that's missing was the living soul.
When people really deteriorate, their only contribution is malicious joy in the misfortune of others.
When one is polite in German, one lies.
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
When he is by, I could not pray to Heaven.
When any distress or terror surprises us in the midst of our amusements, it naturally makes a deeper impression than at other times, either because the contrast makes us more keenly susceptible, or rather perhaps because our senses are then more open to impressions, and the shock is consequently stronger.
When a human awakens to a great dream and throws the full force of his soul over it, all the universe conspires in your favor.
What's left undone today, tomorrow will not do." Faust.
What's left undone to-day, To-morrow will not do. Waste not a day in vain digression: With resolute, courageous trust Seize every possible impression, And make it firmly your possession; You'll then work on, because you must.
What's done is yet to come.
Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace and power in it.
Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.
Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Whatever truths or fables you may find in a thousand books, it is all a tower of Babel unless love holds it together.
Whatever liberates our spirit, without also giving us mastery over ourselves, is destructive.
What you feed in yourself that grows.