Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

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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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on life and world

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One lives but once in the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on mountains and time

Time does not relinquish its rights, either over human beings or over mountains.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Faust

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on garden, life, people, silence, and understanding

To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed -- That can make life a garden. -Different Translation- To know of someone here and there whom we accord with, who is living on with us, even in silence, - this makes our earthly ball a people garden.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on satisfaction

One is never satisfied with a portrait of a person that one knows.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Elective Affinities

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on power

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Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on vices

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Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on art, patriotism, and science

There is no patriotic art and no patriotic science

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Open the second shutter, so that more light can come in.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Attributed dying words.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on familiarity, good, justice, and music

The effects of good music are not just because it's new; on the contrary music strikes us more the more familiar we are with it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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