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A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss. ...
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike;
there is but one step from envy to hate.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A clever man commits no minor blunders.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is.
Treat a man as he can and should be,
and he will become as he can and should be.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws,
which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Belief is not the beginning but the end of all knowledge.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought;
what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be,
and you'll help them to become
what they are capable of becoming.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A person hears only what they understand.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All things are only transitory.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A creation of importance can only be produced when
its author isolates himself,
it is a child of solitude.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire,
but my heart is all my own.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A useless life is an early death.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be above it!
Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Age merely shows what children we remain.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree
of life springs ever green.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A noble person attracts noble people,
and knows how to hold on to them.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

An unused life is an early death.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent,
of forms assembled in the light.
- Le Corbusier

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

It is, I guess, politically correct,
widely believed,
that to say that American health care is the best in the world.
It's not.
- Donald Berwick

If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs.
- John Clare

And you can't make a mistake when you are reading the Torah,
so you have men standing around who will correct you
if you are reading it incorrectly.
- Jami Gertz

There's a new science out called orthomolecular medicine.
You correct the chemical imbalance with amino acids
and vitamins and minerals that are naturally in the body.
- Margot Kidder

If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice.
And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune,
will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
- Jacques-Louis David

Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will
establish a reputation as an expert.
- Laurence J. Peter

Sometimes it leads me even to hesitate whether I am
strictly correct in my idea that all men are born to equal rights,
for their conduct seems to me to contravene the doctrine.
- Benjamin F. Wade

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the
human condition there is no shame in being wrong,
only in failing to correct our mistakes.
- George Soros

All governments should be pressured to correct their abuses of human rights.
- Richard Stallman

I am frequently astonished that it so often results
in correct predictions of experimental results.
- Murray Gell-Mann

At the end of the day, the numbers that we're hearing
are not going to be totally correct or not correct at all.
- Eugene Levy

To try to correct imbalances with trade restrictions is a grave error.
- Rodrigo Rato

I saw Islam as the correct way to live,
and I chose to try to live that way.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire,
you can't be politically correct when you do that.
- John Cusack

My forehead is sometimes too high, but bangs could correct this.
- Marie Windsor

It is always open season on Christian and on white
folks because they are the group you can kick and you can get away with it.
It is politically correct.
- Jack Kingston

Live every day as if it is your last,
and you'll be correct sooner than you otherwise would be.
- Craig Bruce

A so-called happy marriage corresponds to love as a
correct poem to an improvised song.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Jim mentioned I was an ALEC member, and that's correct.
- Don Nickles

I was a militant smoker, and in my case,
I think I particularly used smoking because what I
felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking.
- Joe Eszterhas

Now they're getting so politically correct you can't
even stick your tongue out at somebody.
- Richard Petty

In so far as such a theory is empirically correct it
will also tell us what empirical facts it should be
possible to observe in a given set of circumstances.
- Talcott Parsons

The correct description is that we try every day to
become more humble when we talk about divinity,
we try to realize how little we know and how open minded we should be.
- John Templeton

Behavior which appears superficially correct but is
intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface.
- James Bryant Conant

We are all agreed that your theory is crazy.
The question which divides us is whether it is crazy
enough to have a chance of being correct.
My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.
- Niels Bohr

You must find the note, the correct key,
for your story.
If you find it, everything will work.
If you do not, everything will stick out like elbows.
- Louis Malle

Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light.
It will enable you to live pleasantly,
to do good, and, when summoned away,
to leave without regret.
- Robert E. Lee

I don't even correct people when they mispronounce my name now.
- Ann Beattie

Very few things happen at the right time,
and the rest do not happen at all.
The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
- Herodotus

We can't be politically correct - right or left -
in the war on terrorism.
Period.
- David Hunt

An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.
- Orlando A. Battista

I believe that Gandhi was correct.
Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring
about change that allows people to enjoy the change
and not get killed in the process.
- Edward James Olmos

Working on the accent helped, enormously.
I will tell you that when I brought Michael a correct "British" accent,
one that my dialect coach was happy with,
he hated it.
- Madeleine Stowe

We must correct the problems and inequities in the
way we conduct and decide elections in the United States.
- Tom Daschle


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