Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on danger, enemies, and good

Commonplaceness, the surrender to the average, that good which is not bad but still the enemy of the best - That is our besetting danger.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on society

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No one would talk much in society, if he knew how often he misunderstands others.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on genius, judgment, and repentance

Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on mountains and path

Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on change

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Human beings, by change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on change, life, and preparation

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Light, - more light!

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on change and mind

What I possess I would gladly retain. Change amuses the mind, yet scarcely profits.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on belief, death, and world

He is dead in this world who has no belief in another.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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