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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: The First Part of the 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: The First Part of the Tragedy



Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


GermanQuote
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

FrenchQuote
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


See also  

See also...



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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life."
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium

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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life."
Mark Twain


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Quotes about life:



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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,"
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy
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There is more to life than increasing its speed."
Mahatma Gandhi
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life."
Blanche Pierson
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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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Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."
Soren Kierkegaard
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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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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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Wisdom is the daughter of experience."
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Forster
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Wisdom leads us back to childhood."
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Quotes about freedom:



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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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People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use."
Soren Kierkegaard
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere."
Nelson Mandela
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom."
Hannah Arendt
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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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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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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,"
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: The First Part of the Tragedy
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The aim of living is Life itself."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Be humanity evermore our goal."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Every attraction is reciprocal."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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