Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer, artist, natural scientist and politician (1749–1832)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German poet, playwright, novelist, scientist, statesman, theatre director, and critic. His works include plays, poetry, literature, and aesthetic criticism as well as treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour. He is widely regarded as the greatest and most influential writer in the German language, his work having a profound and wide-ranging influence on Western literary, political and philosophical thought from the late 18th century to the present day.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes
Error is acceptable as long as we are young but one must not drag it along into old age.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age.
The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.
This is the highest wisdom that I own freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your own.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.
I call architecture frozen music.
Personality is everything in art and poetry.
The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
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