Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

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.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

One never goes so far as when one doesn't know where one is going.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on endurance, prosperity, and world

Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity.

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

A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world's torrent.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on purpose

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A purpose you impart is no longer your own.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on purpose and world

Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on intelligence and thought

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on anecdotes, conversation, maxims, and world

Anecdotes and maxims are rich treasures to the man of the world, for he knows how to introduce the former at fit place in conversation.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on feeling, popularity, and reason

Reason can never be popular. Passions and feelings may become popular, but reason will always remain the sole property of a few eminent individuals.

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on growth, knowledge, learning, limitations, and problems

The close and thoughtful observer more and more learns to recognize his limitations. He realizes that with the steady growth of knowledge more and more new problems keep on emerging.

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