Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

312 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quotes:

"The little that is completed, vanishes from the sight of one who looks forward to what is still to do."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Patience Quotes
"Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time."
"We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives."
"Secrecy has many advantages, for when you tell someone the purpose of any object right away, they often think there is nothing to it."
"People have a peculiar pleasure in making converts, that is, in causing others to enjoy what they enjoy, thus finding their own likeness represented and reflected back to them."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Persuasion Quotes
"Oral delivery aims at persuasion and making the listener believe they are converted. Few persons are capable of being convinced; the majority allow themselves to be persuaded."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Persuasion Quotes
"To make converts is the natural ambition of everyone."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Persuasion Quotes
"There are two things parents should give their children: roots and wings. Roots to give them bearing and a sense of belonging, but also wings to help free them from constraints and prejudices and give them other ways to travel (or rather, to fly)."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Parents Quotes
"Our passion are the true phoenixes; when the old one is burnt out, a new one rises from its ashes."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"The philosopher must station themselves in the middle."
"The solution of every problem is another problem"
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Problems Quotes

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