"Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."