My Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Favorite Quotes

 

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer, artist, and politician. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; Wikipedia
Born: August 28, 1749, Frankfurt
Died: March 22, 1832, Weimar
SpouseChristiane Vulpius (m. 1806–1816)
Poems: Der Erlkönig, Prometheus, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, More

Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
 
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE  (1749-1832) (Photo credit: Frank Carman)
EducationUniversity of Strasbourg (1770 – 1771), University of Leipzig (1765 – 1768)

“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Deutsch: Bildnis Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; W...

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