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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Quote of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - ...and nobody knows the extent of...


Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

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

...and nobody knows the extent of his strength until he has tried.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
...und niemand weiß, wie weit seine Kräfte gehen, bis er sie versucht hat.

French
... et personne ne connaît l'étendue de ses forces avant de les avoir mises à l'épreuve.




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See also...



Consciousness of our powers augments them.

No one knows what he can do till he tries.




Quotes for: strength


Quotes

Quotes about strength:


I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.





There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.





Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.





I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!






That which does not kill me makes me stronger.





On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.











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.





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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