Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

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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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on execution, happiness, and talent

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on character, life, and talent

Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on imagination and time

Everything is simpler than you think and at the same time more complex than you can imagine.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on world

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There is repetition everywhere, and nothing is found only once in the world.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on hope, love, men, pain, solitude, and wishes

Who longs in solitude to live, Ah! soon his wish will gain: Men hope and love, men get and give, and leave him to his pain.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on sorrow

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Who never ate his bread in sorrow, Who never spent the darksome hours Weeping, and watching for the morrow,- He knows you not, ye heavenly Powers.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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