Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on death, eternity, good, and time

Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Faust

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on ambition, deed, and love

Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on nature and strength

By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that could not become a defect.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on love and sons

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A king there was once reigning, Who had a goodly flea, Him loved he without feigning, As his own son were he!

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Faust. Mephistopheles’ Song of the Flea

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on colors, courage, hypocrisy, imitation, kindness, modesty, and quality

Courage and modesty are the most unequivocal of virtues, for they are of a kind that hypocrisy cannot imitate; they too have this quality in common, that they are expressed by the same color.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on death, life, rest, and time

Rest not! Life is sweeping by; go and dare before you die. Something mighty and sublime, leave behind to conquer time.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on behavior, heart, and love

There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. >From it springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on cowardice

The coward threatens when he is safe.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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