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 5
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
Few people have the imagination for reality.
Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
Doubt grows with knowledge.