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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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German writer and statesman.
Born: 1749 - Died: 1832
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections
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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
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Be humanity evermore our goal."
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Every attraction is reciprocal."
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Where there is much light, the shadow is deep."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Götz von Berlichingen
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The aim of living is Life itself."
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...and nobody knows the extent of his strength until he has tried."
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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,"
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy
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Tolerance should really only be a passing attitude: it should lead to appreciation. To tolerate is to offend."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections
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One never goes so far as when one no longer knows where one is going."
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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy
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I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy
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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy
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Flowers are the beautiful words and hieroglyphics of Nature, by which she indicates how much she loves us."
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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question."
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