"One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."