Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (/ˈɡɜːrtə/; German: ( listen); 28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman. His works include four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour. In addition, there are numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10,000 letters, and nearly 3,000 drawings by him extant. Read More...
Birth: August 28, 1749 - Death March 22, 1832

Correction does much, but encouragement does more.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If I love you, what business is it of yours?

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you’ve never eaten while crying you don t know what life tastes like.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you would create something, you must be something.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

He who moves not forward, goes backward.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe