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Quote Left As noble Art has survived noble nature, so too she marches ahead of it, fashioning and awakening by her inspiration. Before Truth sends her tr... Quote Right
Quote Left Freedom exists only with power. Quote Right
Quote Left Folly, thou conquerest, and I must yieldAgainst stupidity the very godsThemselves contend in vain. Exalted reason,Resplendent daughter of the head divine,Wise foundress of the system of the world,Guide of the stars, who are thou then, if thou,Bound to the tail of folly's uncurb'd steed,Must, vainly shrieking, with the drunken crowd,Eyes open, plunge down headlong in the abyss. Quote Right
Quote Left We are citizens of an age, as well as of a State; and if it is held to be unseemly, or even inadmissible, for a man to cut himself off from the customs and manners of the circle in which he lives, why should it be less of a duty, in the choice of his activity, to submit his decision to the needs and the taste of his century? Quote Right
Quote Left Wise to resolve, patient to perform. Quote Right
Quote Left Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart. Quote Right
Quote Left Against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain. (Mit der Dummheit kaempfen Goetter selbst vergebens) Quote Right
Quote Left The artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite. Quote Right
Quote Left A noble heart will always capitulate to reason. Quote Right
Quote Left It is easy to give advice from a port of safety. Quote Right
Quote Left One can advise comfortably from a safe port. Quote Right
Quote Left It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases. Quote Right
Quote Left Speech is always bolder than action. Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing, it is true, is more common than for both Science and Art to pay homage to the spirit of the age, and for creative taste to accept the law of critical taste. Quote Right
Quote Left With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain. Quote Right
Quote Left Keep true to the dreams of thy youth. Quote Right
Quote Left Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance. Quote Right
Quote Left Opposition always enflames the enthusiast, never converts him. Quote Right
Quote Left With stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain. Quote Right
Quote Left If you have never seen beauty in a moment of suffering, you have never seen beauty at all. If you have never seen joy in a beautiful face, you have never seen joy at all. Quote Right
Quote Left A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished. Quote Right
Quote Left It does not prove a thing to be right because the majority say it is so. Quote Right
Quote Left Against stupidity, the Gods themselves contend in vain. Quote Right
Quote Left Friends show me what I can do, foes teach me what I should do. Quote Right
Quote Left Votes should be weighed not counted. Quote Right
Quote Left There is no such thing as chance and what seem to us merest accident springs from the deepest source of destiny. Quote Right
Quote Left The lamp of genius burns quicker than the lamp of life. Quote Right
Quote Left To save all we must risk all. Quote Right
Quote Left He that is over -- cautious will accomplish little. Quote Right
Quote Left Against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
(Mit der Dummheit kaempfen Goetter selbst vergebens)
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