Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on knowledge, men, and self-knowledge

Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on education, excellence, good, rest, and value

Taste is only to be educated by contemplation, not of the tolerably good but of the truly excellent. I therefore show you only the best works; and when you are grounded in these, you will have a standard for the rest, which you will know how to value, without overrating them.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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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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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Live dangerously and you live right.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Source: Faust, 1806

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on sacrifice

We can offer up much in the large, but to make sacrifices in little things is what we are seldom equal to.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on mind

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The mind is found most acute and most uneasy in the morning. Uneasiness is, indeed, a species of sagacity - a passive sagacity. Fools are never uneasy.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on art, nationality, science, and world

Science and art belong to the whole world, and the barriers of nationality vanish before them.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on good, mankind, and people

I always seek the good that is in people and leave the bad to Him who made mankind and knows how to round off the corners.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on world

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Let everyone sweep in front of his own door,and the whole world will be clean.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on achievement

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater than he is.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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