The best Quotations


A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A distracted existence leads us to no goal.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A purpose you impart is no longer your own.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A great scholar is seldom a great philosopher.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A person hears only what they understand.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A person is never happy till their vague strivings has itself marked out its proper limitations.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A useless life is an early death.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

All that is noble is in itself of a quiet nature, and appears to sleep until it is aroused and summoned forth by contrast.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

All the knowledge i possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

All truly wise thoughts have been thoughts already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Anecdotes and maxims are rich treasures to the man of the world, for he knows how to introduce the former at fit place in conversation.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Art is long, life short, judgment difficult, opportunity transient.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Be above it! make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


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Quotation We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in. - writer
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Quotation A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience. - writer
Quotation A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation. - writer