Wilhelm von Humboldt Quote

True resignation, which always brings with it the confidence that unchangeable goodness will make even the disappointment of our hopes, and the contradictions of life, conducive to some benefit, casts a grave but tranquil light over the prospect of even a toilsome and troubled life.


Thoughts and opinions of a statesman [from F.W. von Humboldt's Briefe an eine Freundin. Transl.]. (ed. 1849)

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True resignation, which always brings with it the confidence that unchangeable goodness will make even the disappointment of our hopes, and the...