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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (, 28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer, artist, and politician. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour; and four novels. In addition, numerous literary and scientific fragments, and over 10,000 letters written by him are extant, as are nearly 3,000 drawings.

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    If you are to accomplish all that one demands of you, you must overestimate your own worth.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    Where there is plenty of light there is strong shadow.
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    Pity on the person who has become accustomed to seeing in necessity something arbitrary, who ascribes to the arbitrary some sort of reason, and even claims that following that sort of reason has religious value.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    One needs only to get old to become milder; I don’t see anyone make a mistake I hadn’t also made.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    Thinking is more interesting than knowledge but not than looking.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    The eye doesn’t see any shapes, it sees only what is differentiated through light and dark or through colors.
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    What’s it to you if I love you?
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