Quotes by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; 28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman. His works include four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and treatises on botany, anatomy, and color.

Quotes by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

LoveJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.

Children & Childhood, Family, ParentsJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.

DreamingJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.

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Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.

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Correction does much, but encouragement does more.

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Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.

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There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.

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