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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

Quote

If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Si vous voulez une réponse sage, posez une question raisonnable.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

German
Wenn du eine weise Antwort verlangst, musst du vernünftig fragen.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe




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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.”
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.”
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And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?”
Honore de Balzac
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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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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.”
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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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