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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
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany

To do good needs no consideration.



"To do good needs no consideration; it is doubt that makes good evil. Don’t reflect; do good as you feel."

Quote source: Iphigenia in Tauris

Deutsches Textarchiv - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Iphigenie auf Tauris (de) 



(German, French)

Um Guts zu tun, braucht's keiner Überlegung.

Pour faire le bien, il n'est pas besoin de délibérer.

See also 

See also...

Those who would do evil never fail to find a reason.

Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.

It is a thousand times easier to do good than to do it well.

Quotes for: good


Quotes for: good

The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.

Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.

The best is the enemy of good.

How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.


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.

People grow old indeed, but who grows wise?

The aim of living is Life itself.

...and nobody knows the extent of his strength until he has tried.

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