Goethe Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Goethe quotes, Goethe sayings, and Goethe proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. Goethe
The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe. Goethe
Night is the other half of life, and the better half. Goethe
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. Goethe
The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety. Goethe
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough we must do. Goethe
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Goethe
The important thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it. Goethe
There is nothing more frightening than active ignorance. Goethe
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Goethe
Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it. Goethe
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Goethe
The soul is indestructible and its activity will continue through eternity. Goethe
Nothing is more dangerous for a new truth than an old misconception. Goethe
Night's the better half of life. Goethe
Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now. Goethe
Every situation— nay, every moment— is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity. Goethe
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it. Goethe
Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking. Goethe
Austere perseverance, harsh and continuous, may be employed by the least of us and rarely fails of its purpose for its silent power grows irreversibly greater with time. Goethe
The revolutionary outbreaks of the lower classes are the consequence of the injustices of the higher class. Goethe
We ought not to isolate ourselves, for we cannot remain in a state of isolation. Social intercourse makes us the more able to bear with ourselves and with others. Goethe
Everything has been thought of before, but the problem is to think of it again. Goethe