"Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Ambrose Bierce
"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."