8 years ago in Zitate
Die Menschen werden an sich und anderen irre, weil sie die Mittel als Zweck behandeln, da denn vor lauter T├Ątigkeit gar nichts geschieht, oder vielleicht gar das Widerw├Ąrtige.
 1 decade ago in Quotes
When young one is confident to be able to build palaces for mankind, but when the time comes one has one's hands full just to be able to remove their trash.
Letter to Johann Kaspar Lavatar (March 6, 1780)
 1 decade ago in Zitate
Der Irrtum wiederholt sich immerfort in der Tat, deswegen mu├č man das Wahre unerm├╝dlich in Worten wiederholen.
 1 decade ago in Quotes
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
 1 decade ago in Quotes
All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.