Top 10 Quotes by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of nationality.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every day look at a beautiful picture, read a beautiful poem, listen to some beautiful music, and if possible, say some reasonable thing.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Flowers are the beautiful hieroglyphics of nature with which she indicates how much she loves us.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is exclusively my own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is impossible that beauty should ever distinctly appreciate itself.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

And what does really matter? That is easy: thinking and doing, doing and thinking--and these are the sum of all wisdom. . . . Both must move ever onward in life, to and fro, like breathing in and breathing out.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every beginning is cheerful.