Home > Authors > G >

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

1749-1832. German poet, novelist and dramatist, author of "Faust".

Books by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught.

More quotes on Flattery

Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution.

More quotes on Growth

Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.

More quotes on Importance

The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.

More quotes on Intelligence

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.

More quotes on Culture

The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors.

More quotes on Heroes

He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.

More quotes on Home

A useless life is an early death.

More quotes on Death

Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.

More quotes on Money

We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.

More quotes on Mind