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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes

(1749-1832), German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.

Category: Words

The world remains ever the same.

Category: World

The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone who thinks and feels with us, and who, though distant is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.

Category: World

Every author in some degree portrays himself in his works, even if it be against his will.

Category: Writers And Writing

He who does not expect a million readers should not write a line.

Category: Writers And Writing

If any man wishes to write a clear style, let him first be clear in his thoughts.

Category: Writers And Writing

Great endowments often announce themselves in youth in the form of singularity and awkwardness.

Category: Youth