"It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Abraham Lincoln
"Error is acceptable as long as we are young but one must not drag it along into old age."
"Age merely shows what children we remain."
"The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age."
"The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone."
"This is the highest wisdom that I own freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew."