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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Quote of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - In all things it is better...

Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

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

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



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



(French, German)

En toutes choses, il vaut mieux espérer que désespérer.

In allen Dingen ist besser hoffen als verzweifeln.

See also 

See also...

Don't despair.

Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.

Yet it is better to accept public morals and human vices calmly without bursting into either laughter or tears.

It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.

Quotes for: hope


Quotes about hope:

Hope stole into my heart against my will.

Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

Love is only known by him who hopelessly persists in love.

That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.

One should, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also said...

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

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

To do good needs no consideration.

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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