"A word from a friend is doubly enjoyable in dark days."
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (via itsquoted)
"We are too prone to find fault; let us look for some of the perfections."
— Friedrich Schiller (via itsquoted)
"The most brilliant qualities become useless when they are not sustained by force of character."
— Louis Philippe (via itsquoted)
"The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them."
— Thomas Merton (via itsquoted)