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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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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
Source: Faust: A Tragedy

Quote

This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Das ist der Weisheit letzter Schluß: Der verdient sich Freiheit wie das Leben, Der täglich sie erobern muß.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust. Eine Tragödie

French
C'est le dernier mot de la sagesse: Seul mérite la liberté et la vie celui qui chaque jour doit les conquérir.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust. Une tragédie




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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
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Freedom has been wholly interpreted as a right, as a thing which people are entitled to claim, whereas what it really is above all is an obligation and a duty.”
Nikolai Berdyaev




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Quotes about life:



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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about wisdom:



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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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Quotes about freedom:


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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
Soren Kierkegaard
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Art is the daughter of freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.”
Henri Bergson - Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also said...


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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections
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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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In all things it is better to hope than to despair.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The aim of living is Life itself.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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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.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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