Main Index: Author Index Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Displaying 1 through 9 of 9 Quotes

"Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"I call architecture frozen music."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"If you start to think of your physical and moral condition, you usually find that you are sick."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"Lose this day loitering; t'will be the same old story tomorrow, and the next day more dilatory ... Each indecision brings its own delays and days are lost lamenting o'er lost days ... What you can do or think you can, begin it--boldness has genius, power and magic in it."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"There is nothing more fearful than ignorance in action."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832, Criticisms, Reflections and Maxims)

"To know someone with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts unexpressed ... that can make this life a garden."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"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."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

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