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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

It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.




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Quotes for: evil


Quotes

Quotes for: evil


The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.





One of the most important and most difficult arts is to unlearn vice.





The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.





For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.





Antisthenes used to say that the most useful science was to unlearn evil.





What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.











Quotes for: fear


Quotes

Quotes about fear:


I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.





Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.





Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.





Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.





Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.





To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.











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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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