Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on direction and world

The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on acceptance

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however, if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on mercy

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Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on appreciation and day

The day is of infinite length for him who knows how to appreciate and use it.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on admiration, experience, goals, health, nature, nobility, purity, universe, and world

When the healthy nature of man acts as a whole, when he feels himself to be in the world as in a great, beautiful, noble, and valued whole, when harmonious ease affords him a pure and free delight, then the universe, if it could experience itself, would exult, as having attained its goal, and admire the climax of its own becoming and essence.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on age, faults, time, and tolerance

Tolerance comes of age. I see no fault committed that I myself could not have committed at some time or other.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on love and nature

Flowers are beautiful hieroglyphics of nature, with which she indicates how much she loves us.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on soul and women

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The Woman-Soul leadeth us upward and on!

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on world

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The world remains ever the same.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

He who does not expect a million readers should not write a line.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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