Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quotes

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

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

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 quotes - None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. Share

“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 quotes - Character develops itself in the stream of life. Share

“Character develops itself in the stream of life.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 quotes - Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. Share

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“I love those who yearn for the impossible.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Love does not dominate; it cultivates.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“I call architecture frozen music.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... in the real world all rests on perseverance.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“A person hears only what they understand.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“If I love you, what business is it of yours?”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Correction does much, but encouragement does more.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe