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219 Famous Quotes by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
8/28/1749 - 3/22/1832
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Johann Wolfgang Goethe     Goethe     Johann Goethe
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About Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Correction does much, but encouragement does more.

Encouragement Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.

Errors Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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He who moves not forward, goes backward

Growth Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your own.

Heart Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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In all things it is better to hope than to despair

Hope Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished

Ideals Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.

Knowledge Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.

Laughter Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Good children's literature appeals not only to the child in the adult, but to the adult in the child

Literature Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace and power in it.

Magic Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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A collection of anecdotes and maxims is the greatest of treasures for the man of the world, for he knows how to intersperse conversation with the former in fit places, and to recollect the latter on proper occasions

Maxim Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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A man does not mind being blamed for his faults, and being punished for them, and he patiently suffers much for them; but he becomes impatient if he is required to give them up

Men Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Everything great and intelligent is in the minority

Minority Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.

Motivational Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.

Mystery Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength, no strength that could not become a defect

Nature Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Nature is beneficent. I praise her and all her works. She is silent and wise. She is cunning, but for good ends. She has brought me here and will also lead me away. She may scold me, but she will not hate her work. I trust her.

Nature Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Nature has neither kernel nor shell; she is everything at once

Nature Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Participation Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.

Perspective Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.

Poetry Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.

Potential Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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He who moves not forward, goes backward

Progress Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished

Reality Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Without haste, but without rest.

Rest Quotes, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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