Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on errors and truth

Nothing is more damaging to a new truth than an old error.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

One never goes so far as when one doesn't know where one is going.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on endurance, prosperity, and world

Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on character, stillness, talent, and world

A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world's torrent.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on home and peace

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He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on people

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If you inquire what people are like here, I must answer, "The same as everywhere."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: The Sorrows of Werther, May 17th

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on performance and women

If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and performance shall be different.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on rest

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Without haste! without rest! Bind the motto to thy breast! Bear it with thee as a spell; Storm or sunshine , guard it well.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Haste Not, Rest Not. Stanza 1

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on people, pleasure, and reflection

People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on impossibility and love

I love those who yearn for the impossible.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Faust

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