Goethe

Famous quotes containing the word goethe:

    We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day’s work at Auschwitz in the morning.
    George Steiner (b. 1929)

    Several classical sayings that one likes to repeat had quite a different meaning from the ones later times attributed to them.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    In politics people throw themselves, as on a sickbed, from one side to the other in the belief they will lie more comfortably.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)