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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    Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything.
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    It is delivery that makes the orators success.
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    It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
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    It is in human nature to relax, when not compelled by personal advantage or disadvantage.
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    It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
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    It is only in misery that we recognize the hand of God leading good men to good.
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    It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. I see no fault committed by others that I have not committed myself.
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    It is said, that no one is a hero to their butler. The reason is, that it requires a hero to recognize a hero. The butler, however, will probably know well how to estimate his equals.
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    It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.
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    It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
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    Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
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    Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
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    Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.
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    Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
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    Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.