Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes

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knowing-is-not-enough-we-must-apply-willing-is-not-enough-we-must-do
the-soul-that-sees-beauty-may-sometimes-walk-alone
beauty-is-everywhere-a-welcome-guest
every-day-we-should-hear-at-least-one-little-song-read-one-good-poem-see-one-exquisite-picture-and-if-possible-speak-a-few-sensible-words
he-is-happiest-be-he-king-or-peasant-who-finds-peace-in-his-home
there-are-only-two-lasting-bequests-we-can-hope-to-give-our-children-one-of-these-is-roots-the-other-wings
one-must-ask-children-and-birds-how-cherries-and-strawberries-taste
in-nature-we-never-see-anything-isolated-but-everything-in-connection-with-something-else-which-is-before-it-beside-it-under-it-and-over-it
as-soon-as-you-trust-yourself-you-will-know-how-to-live
people-of-uncommon-abilities-generally-fall-into-eccentricities-when-their-sphere-of-life-is-not-adequate-to-their-abilities
there-is-nothing-more-frightful-than-ignorance-in-action
thinking-is-easy-acting-is-difficult-and-to-put-ones-thoughts-into-action-is-the-most-difficult-thing-in-the-world
whatever-you-think-you-can-do-or-believe-you-can-do-begin-it-action-has-magic-grace-and-power-in-it
fresh-activity-is-the-only-means-of-overcoming-adversity
to-accept-good-advice-is-but-to-increase-ones-own-ability
national-literature-no-longer-means-very-much-the-age-of-world-literature-is-due
the-highest-problem-of-every-art-is-by-means-of-appearances-to-produce-the-illusion-of-a-loftier-reality
the-artist-who-is-not-also-a-craftsman-is-no-good-but-alas-most-of-our-artists-are-nothing-else
there-is-no-better-deliverance-from-the-world-than-through-art-and-a-man-can-form-no-surer-bond-with-it-than-through-art
the-connoisseur-of-art-must-be-able-to-appreciate-what-is-simply-beautiful-but-the-common-run-of-people-is-satisfied-with-ornament
science-and-art-belong-to-the-whole-world-and-before-them-vanish-the-barriers-of-nationality
there-is-no-surer-method-of-evading-the-world-than-by-following-art-and-no-surer-method-of-linking-oneself-to-it-than-by-art
the-first-and-last-thing-required-of-genius-is-the-love-of-truth
selflove-exaggerates-our-faults-as-well-as-our-virtues
love-is-an-ideal-thing-marriage-a-real-thing-a-confusion-of-the-real-with-the-ideal-never-goes-unpunished
my-wish-isnt-to-mean-everything-to-everyone-but-something-to-someone
we-are-shaped-and-fashioned-by-what-we-love
no-words-are-necessary-between-two-loving-hearts
all-theory-dear-friend-is-gray-but-the-golden-tree-of-life-springs-ever-green
in-comradeship-is-danger-countered-best
i-can-tell-you-honest-friend-what-to-believe-believe-life-it-teaches-better-than-book-or-orator
when-two-people-are-really-happy-about-one-another-one-can-generally-assume-that-they-are-mistaken
a-correct-answer-is-like-an-affectionate-kiss
those-who-know-nothing-of-foreign-languages-know-nothing-of-their-own
it-is-in-selfimitation-that-a-master-first-shows-himself
daring-ideas-are-like-chessmen-moved-forward-they-may-be-beaten-but-they-may-start-a-winning-game
behavior-is-a-mirror-in-which-every-one-displays-his-own-image
for-a-man-to-achieve-all-that-is-demanded-of-him-he-must-regard-himself-as-greater-than-he-is
what-does-not-kill-me-makes-me-stronger
the-day-is-committed-to-error-and-floundering-success-and-achievement-are-matters-of-long-range
success-is-more-attitude-then-aptitude
correction-does-much-but-encouragement-does-more
he-who-moves-not-forward-goes-backward
the-solution-of-every-problem-is-another-problem
let-everyone-sweep-in-front-of-his-own-door-and-the-whole-world-will-be-clean
the-persons-born-with-a-talent-they-are-meant-to-use-will-find-their-greatest-happiness-in-using-it
talent-develops-in-tranquillity-character-in-the-full-current-of-human-life
talents-are-best-nurtured-in-solitude-but-character-is-best-formed-in-the-stormy-billows-of-the-world
you-can-easily-judge-the-character-of-a-man-by-how-he-treats-those-who-can-do-nothing-for-him
a-noble-person-attracts-noble-people-and-knows-how-to-hold-on-to-them
the-destiny-of-any-nation-at-any-given-time-depends-on-the-opinions-of-its-young-men-under-fiveandtwenty
what-life-half-gives-a-man-posterity-gives-entirely
things-which-matter-most-must-never-be-at-the-mercy-of-things-which-matter-least
man-is-not-born-to-solve-the-problems-of-the-universe-but-to-find-out-what-he-has-to-do-within-the-limits-of-his-comprehension
every-reader-if-he-has-a-strong-mind-reads-himself-into-the-book-and-amalgamates-his-thoughts-with-those-of-the-author
if-you-accept-people-for-what-they-are-they-will-become-worse-treat-them-like-they-should-be-and-they-will-become-better
one-would-give-generous-alms-if-one-had-the-eyes-to-see-the-beauty-of-a-cupped-receiving-hand
dont-say-that-you-want-to-give-but-go-ahead-and-give-youll-never-catch-up-with-a-mere-hope
be-generous-with-kindly-words-especially-about-those-who-are-absent
genius-does-what-it-must-and-talent-does-what-it-can
genius-is-formed-in-quiet-character-in-the-stream-of-human-life
since-time-is-not-a-person-we-can-overtake-when-he-is-gone-let-us-honor-him-with-mirth-and-cheerfulness-of-heart-while-he-is-passing
what-is-not-started-today-is-never-finished-tomorrow
nothing-is-true-but-that-which-is-simple
one-is-led-astray-alike-by-sympathy-and-coldness-by-praise-and-by-blame
nothing-hurts-a-new-truth-more-than-an-old-error
man-can-only-endure-a-certain-degree-of-unhappiness-what-is-beyond-that-either-annihilates-him-or-passes-by-him-and-leaves-him-apathetic
know-thyself-if-i-knew-myself-id-run-away
we-can-really-respect-a-man-only-if-he-doesnt-always-look-out-for-himself
he-who-does-not-feel-his-friends-to-be-the-world-to-him-does-not-deserve-that-the-world-should-hear-of-him
magic-is-believing-in-yourself-if-you-can-do-that-you-can-make-anything-happen
live-dangerously-and-you-live-right
where-there-are-no-women-there-are-no-good-manners
a-mans-manners-are-a-mirror-in-which-he-shows-his-portrait
wherever-a-man-may-happen-to-turn-whatever-a-man-may-undertake-he-will-always-end-up-by-returning-to-the-path-which-nature-has-marked-out-for-him
how-shall-we-learn-to-know-ourselves-by-reflection-never-but-only-through-action-strive-to-do-thy-duty-then-shalt-thou-know-what-is-in-thee
everybody-wants-to-be-somebody-nobody-wants-to-grow
death-is-natures-expert-advice-to-get-plenty-of-life
the-most-happy-man-is-he-who-knows-how-to-bring-into-relation-the-end-and-beginning-of-his-life
he-is-the-happiest-be-he-king-or-peasant-who-finds-peace-in-his-home
there-is-nothing-worse-than-aggressive-stupidity
people-may-live-as-much-retired-from-the-world-as-they-like-but-sooner-or-later-they-find-themselves-debtor-or-creditor-to-some-one
i-think-that-i-am-better-than-the-people-who-are-trying-to-reform-me
if-you-modestly-enjoy-your-fame-you-are-not-unworthy-to-rank-with-the-holy
everything-great-and-intelligent-is-in-the-minority
everyone-hears-only-what-he-understands
since-i-have-heard-often-enough-that-everyone-in-the-end-has-his-own-religion-nothing-seemed-more-natural-to-me-than-to-fashion-my-own
stupidity-is-without-anxiety
it-is-better-to-be-deceived-by-ones-friends-than-to-deceive-them
our-friends-show-us-what-we-can-do-our-enemies-teach-us-what-we-must-do
the-public-wishes-itself-to-be-managed-like-a-woman-one-must-say-nothing-to-it-except-what-it-likes-to-hear
it-is-a-mistake-for-a-taciturn-seriousminded-woman-to-marry-a-jovial-man-but-not-for-a-seriousminded-man-to-marry-a-lighthearted-woman
for-the-nature-of-women-is-closely-allied-to-art
the-society-of-women-is-the-element-of-good-manners
treat-a-man-as-if-he-were-what-he-ought-to-be-and-you-help-him-become-what-he-is-capable-of-being
who-is-the-happiest-of-men-he-who-values-the-merits-of-others-and-in-their-pleasure-takes-joy-even-as-though-twere-his-own
we-are-never-deceived-we-deceive-ourselves
if-a-man-writes-a-book-let-him-set-down-only-what-he-knows-i-have-guesses-enough-of-my-own
nothing-is-worth-more-than-this-day
superstition-is-poetry-of-life-so-that-it-does-not-injure-the-poet-to-be-superstitious