Goethe

Famous quotes containing the word goethe:

    Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of mind the highest culture.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, who follows blind instinct, strives to duplicate the reality of nature. The first one elevates art to its highest peak; the second one lowers it to its basest level.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    Our modern wars make many unhappy while they last and make no one happy when they are finished.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)