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What we do not understand we do not possess.


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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The decline in literature indicates a decline in the nation. The two keep pace in their downward t...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The really unhappy person is the one who leaves undone what they can do, and starts doing what they ...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
No sacred fane requires us to submit to insult. [Ger., Kein Heiligthum heisst uns den Schimpf ertr...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Cursed Mammon be, when he with treasures To restless action spurs our fate! Cursed when for so...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Man is not born to solve the problem of the universe, but to find out what he has to do; and to rest...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs o...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Viewed from the summit of reason, all life looks like a malignant disease and the world like a madho...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Oh God, how do the world and heavens confine themselves, when our hearts tremble in their own barrie...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Live dangerously and you live right.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were wh...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Love does not dominate; it cultivates.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that you are sick.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there is the ...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is ...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
In art the best is good enough.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Go to foreign countries and you will get to know the good things one possesses at home.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
All things are only transitory.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Every step of life shows much caution is required.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Few people have the imagination for reality.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
On all the peaks lies peace.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
A vi'let on the meadow grew, That no one saw, that no one knew, It was a modest flower. ...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in abundance. [Ger., Was man in der Jugend w...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
What dazzles, for the moment spends its spirit; What's genuine, shall posterity inherit. [Ger....
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
I wish the crowd to feel itself well treated, Especially since it lives and lets me live. [Ger...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
I am the Spirit that denies. [Ger., Ich bin der Geist stets verneint.]
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficu...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Power is neither male nor female.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Gifts come from above in their own peculiar forms. [Ger., Die Gaben Kommen von oben herab, in ...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Yet he who grasps the moment's gift, He is the proper man. [Ger., Der den Augenblick ergreift,...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the fo...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. I see no fault commit...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must do.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth, invariably dece...
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE