Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on suffering

You must either conquer and rule or lose and serve, suffer or triumph, and be the anvil or the hammer.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Der Gross-Cophta

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on correction and encouragement

Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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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.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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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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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on despair and hope

In all things it is better to hope than to despair.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on boldness, genius, indecision, losing, magic, and power

Each indecision brings its own delays and days are lost lamenting over lost days. . . . What you can do or think you can do, begin it. For boldness has magic, power, and genius in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

One man's word is no man's word; we should quietly hear both sides.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on execution

Three things are to be looked to in a building: that it stand on the right spot; that it is securely founded; that it be successfully executed.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Elective Affinities

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