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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    He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.
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    He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
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    He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it.
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    He who is firm in will molds the world to himself.
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    He who is plenteously provided for from within, needs but little from without.
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    How can we know ourselves? Never by reflection, but only through action. Begin at once to do your duty and immediately you will know what is inside you.
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    How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive to do thy duty; then you shall know what is in thee.
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    Human beings, by change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.
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    I do not know myself and God forbid that I should.
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    I do not speak of what I cannot praise.
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    I don't know a greater advantage, than to appreciate the worth of an enemy.
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    I know nothing more mocking than a devil that despairs.
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    I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
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    I will not be as those who spend the day in complaining of headache, and the night in drinking the wine that gives it.
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    I've studied now Philosophy and Jurisprudence, Medicine - and even, alas! Theology - from end to end with labor keen; and here, poor fool with all my lore I stand, no wiser than before.