Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe - Page 3

Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Nothing is worth more than this day.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of nationality.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

We are pantheists when we study nature, polytheists when we write poetry, monotheists in our morality.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A useless life is an early death.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

From desire I plunge to its fulfilment, where I long once more for desire.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Patriotism ruins history.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

There is not a single outward mark of courtesy that does not have a deep moral basis.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough we must do.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

When an idea is wanting, a word can always be found to take its place.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

And here, poor fool, with all my lore I stand no wiser than before.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

There is nothing more frightening than ignorance in action.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Hope is the second soul of the unhappy.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

The deed is everything, the glory naught.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Goethe Dreams are more real than reality itself, they’re closer to the self.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have plenty of douts of my own.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe