33 Best Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

Read 33 Best Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quotes and sayings about time, Art & Freedom. Here we share top 33 inspirtaional quotes of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe with you! He was a German writer and statesman.

1. The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.

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2. There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.

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3. Correction does much, but encouragement does more.

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4. The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes.

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5. Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.

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6. In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance.

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7. Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God.

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8. A man’s manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.

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9. Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.

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10. Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.

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11. There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.

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12. A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.

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13. The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.

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14. Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.

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15. Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.

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16. Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.

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17. The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.

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18. Few people have the imagination for reality.

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19. What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.

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20. Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.

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21. Precaution is better than cure.

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22. He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.

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23. We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.

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24. Superstition is the poetry of life.

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25. We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.

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26. Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.

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27. Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.

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28. The human mind will not be confined to any limits.

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29. Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.

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30. Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.

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31. The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end and beginning of his life.

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32. Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.

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33. We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.

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