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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Quote of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Only by joy and sorrow does...


Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

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

Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.




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Quotes for: destiny


Quotes

Quotes about destiny:


Fate shuffles the cards and we play.





The stars of your destiny are in your heart.





A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.





A Destiny is not a punishment.





Each life makes its destiny.





What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.











Quotes for: joy


Quotes

Quotes for: joy


I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.





The best way to begin each day well is to think upon awakening whether we could not give at least one person pleasure on this day.





It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.





A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest.





Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.





Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.











Quotes

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also said...


In all things it is better to hope than to despair.





As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.





The aim of living is Life itself.





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.





All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,












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