Johann Von Goethe Sayings and Quotes

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

Willing is not enough, we must do. Johann Von Goethe
Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not. Johann Von Goethe
Age does not make us childish, as some say it only finds us true children still. Johann Von Goethe
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. Johann Von Goethe
Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him. Johann Von Goethe
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him. Johann Von Goethe
Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do. Johann Von Goethe
Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them. Johann Von Goethe
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator. Johann Von Goethe
A bull becomes furious only if he is presented with a red cloth; a philosopher, on the other hand, goes into a rage as soon as the color is mentioned. Johann Von Goethe
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden. Johann Von Goethe
Nothing is worth more than this day. Johann Von Goethe
To have a positive religion is not necessary. To be in harmony with yourself and the universe is what counts, and this is possible without positive and specific formulation in words. Johann Von Goethe
Mathematicians are like Frenchman: Whatever you say to them, they translate it into their own language and forthwith it means something entirely different. Johann Von Goethe
Viewed from the summit of reason, all life looks like a malignant disease and the world like a madhouse. Johann Von 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 ourselves. Johann Von Goethe
Passions are vices or virtues in their highest powers. Johann Von Goethe
Where the light is brightest, the shadows are the deepest. Johann Von Goethe
If God had wanted me otherwise, he would have created me otherwise. Johann Von Goethe