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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Quote of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - A useless life is an early...


Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

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

A useless life is an early death.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Une vie inutile est une mort anticipée.

German
Ein unnütz Leben ist ein früher Tod.




See also 

See also...



The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.

Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.




Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


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





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: death


Quotes

Quotes about death:


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.





The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.





Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.





Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.





A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.





After your death you will be what you were before your birth.











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.





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.












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