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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Quote of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - All theory, dear friend, is gray...


Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

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

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



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

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Translation

Translation

(French, German, Italian)



French
Grise, mon ami, est toute théorie,
Mais vert est l'arbre d'or de la vie.


German
Grau, teurer Freund, ist alle Theorie und grün des Lebens goldner Baum.

Italian
E' grigia, caro amico, qualunque teoria. Verde è l'albero d'oro della vita.




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