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Quote of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - If you want a wise answer...


Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

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

If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Si vous voulez une réponse sage, posez une question raisonnable.

German
Wenn du eine weise Antwort verlangst, musst du vernünftig fragen.




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See also...



A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.




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