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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    Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
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    Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
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    Common sense is the genius of humanity.
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    Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate; they too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.
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    Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
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    Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
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    Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public.
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    Deny yourself! You must deny yourself! That is the song that never ends.
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    Enjoy what thou has inherited from thy sires if thou wouldn't really possess it. What we employ and use is never an oppressive burden; what the moment brings forth, that only can it profit by.
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    Every author in some degree portrays himself in his works, even if it be against his will.
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    Every offense is avenged on earth.
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    Every situation, every moment - is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity.
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    Every spoken word arouses our self-will.
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    Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
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    Everything has been thought of before, but the problem is to think of it again.