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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Born: August 28, 1749
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: March 22, 1832

Occupation: Author, Poet, and Polymath
Profile: Regarded as the most influential German writer. Best known for Faust.

Number of Quotes: 6

Age does not make us childish, as they say. It only finds us true children still.

All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.

Come my little one, and give me your hand.

Everything which is properly business we must keep separate from life. Business requires earnestness and method; life must have a freer handling.

He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.

Love does not dominate; it cultivates.

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