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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes

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

Character develops itself in the stream of life.

Category: Character

Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.

Category: Character

Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do.

Category: Character

Talents are best nurtured in solitude. Character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.

Category: Character

Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable.

Category: Character

We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.

Category: Children

If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.

Category: Children

The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross.

Category: Christians And Christianity

Master and Doctor are my titles; for ten years now, without repose, I held my erudite recitals and led my pupils by the nose.

Category: Colleges And Universities

Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.

Category: Commitment

Common sense is the genius of humanity.

Category: Common Sense

Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.

Category: Common Sense

No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.

Category: Communication

No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.

Category: Competition

I will not be as those who spend the day in complaining of headache, and the night in drinking the wine that gives it.

Category: Complaints And Complaining