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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

German writer and statesman.
Born: 1749 - Died: 1832
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

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Love can do much, but duty more.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe




Translation  

Translation

(German)


German
Die Liebe kann wohl viel, allein die Pflicht noch mehr.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe




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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Love, and do what you will.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes for: duty:


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I know of only one duty, and that is to love.”
Albert Camus - Carnets
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Love is a better teacher than duty.”
Albert Einstein
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There is only one science to teach to children. It is that of man's duties.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Among the special duties to others, the first is Truthfulness in speech and action.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.”
Albert Camus
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The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.”
John Stuart Mill
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also said...


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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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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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In all things it is better to hope than to despair.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The aim of living is Life itself.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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It is not enough to take steps, which may someday lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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