Wolfgang Von Goethe

Famous quotes by wolfgang von goethe:

    We really learn only from those books that we cannot judge. The author of a book that we were able to judge would have to learn from us.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    One must be something in order to do something.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    It is always a sign of an unproductive time when it concerns itself with petty and technical aspects [in philology], and likewise it is a sign of an unproductive person to pursue such trifles.
    —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)

    For precisely when concepts fail one,
    Words are found at the right time.
    —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)