Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

German writer and poet

Lived from: 1749-1832

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

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    A person hears only what they understand.
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    A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
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    A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
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    Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.
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    Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
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    Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
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    A distracted existence leads us to no goal.
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    A purpose you impart is no longer your own.
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    A useless life is an early death.
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    As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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    Doubt can only be removed by action.
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    People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them.
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    A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
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    All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
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    Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
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