Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Born Thursday 28 August 1749, died Thursday 22 March 1832

Professions: Artist, Poet, Politician, Writer

Nationality: German

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[Words used by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe]

One cannot develop taste from what is of average quality but only from the very best.

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There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.

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Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of mind the highest culture.

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Which government is the best? The one that teaches us to govern ourselves.

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In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.

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The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.

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Every spoken word arouses our self-will.

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We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have what we wished for.

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We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright.

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Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.

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Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.

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A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.

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The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age.

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To the person with a firm purpose all men and things are servants.

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Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.

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Upon the creatures we have made, we are, ourselves, at last, dependent.

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He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it.

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To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.

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If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and performance shall be different.

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The human mind will not be confined to any limits.

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