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




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Quotes about destiny:


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A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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The stars of your destiny are in your heart.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Fate shuffles the cards and we play.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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Destiny beats the cards but we will play them.”
Bernard Moitessier
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It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.”
Winston Churchill
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Quotes for: joy:


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I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.”
René Descartes - Correspondance avec Élisabeth
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Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.”
Albert Einstein
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A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest.”
Albert Einstein
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Joy is the transition of man from a less to a greater perfection.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
Albert Einstein
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The mother of excess is not joy but joylessness.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Human, All Too Human
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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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