Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on friendship, life, and theory

Dear friend, all theory is gray,  And green the golden tree of life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Faust

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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 which matter least.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on achievement, day, errors, success, and time

The passing day is prey to error. Time commands success and achievement

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on day, labor, and trust

Tomorrow sees undone, what happens not to-day; Still forward press, nor never tire! The possible, with steadfast trust, Resolve should be by the forelock grasp. Then she will ne'er let go her clasp, And labors on, because she must.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Faust. Prologue for the Theatre

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on expectation, gambling, losing, and winning

Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing, and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on friendship, life, and theory

All theory, dear friend, is grey, but the golden tree of actual life springs ever green.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on marriage and society

Whoever strikes at marriage either by word or act undermines the foundation of all moral society.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on aggression and stupidity

There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on success

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On the pinnacle of success man does not stand firm long.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on life, poetry, and superstition

Superstition is the poetry of life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Sprüche in Prosa

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