Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

German writer and poet

Lived from: 1749-1832

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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    Don't dissipate your powers; strive to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it will surely repent of every ill-judged outlay.
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    Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
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    Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced.
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    Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
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    Excellence is rarely found, more rarely valued.
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    For just when ideas fail, a word comes in to save the situation.
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    For this reason the Bible is a book of eternal and effective power; because, as long as the world lasts, no one will say: I comprehend it in the whole and understand it in the particular. Rather we must modestly say it on the whole it is venerable, and in the particular practical.
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    If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.
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    Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution.
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    Stupidity is without anxiety.
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    A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
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    A great scholar is seldom a great philosopher.
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    A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.
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    A person is never happy till their vague strivings has itself marked out its proper limitations.
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    A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.