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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

This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Das ist der Weisheit letzter Schluß: Der verdient sich Freiheit wie das Leben, Der täglich sie erobern muß.

French
C'est le dernier mot de la sagesse: Seul mérite la liberté et la vie celui qui chaque jour doit les conquérir.




See also 

See also...



Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.

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

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.

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.

Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.




Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: wisdom


Quotes

Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.





The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Silence is often the truest wisdom.
Pindar  











Quotes for: freedom


Quotes

Quotes about freedom:


People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.





"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."





Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.





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





He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.











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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