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 Page 3
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends.
A useless life is an early death.
Death is a commingling of eternity with time in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
An unused life is an early death.
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.
We can't form our children on our own concepts we must take them and love them as God gives them to us.
If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.