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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Quote of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Music is either sacred or secular....


Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

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

Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout.




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Quotes for: music


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Quotes about music:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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Music before all else.
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Architecture in general is frozen music.
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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If music be the food of love, play on.
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Quotes for: life


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Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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In all things it is better to hope than to despair.
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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.
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The aim of living is Life itself.
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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.
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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,
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