Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quote


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Source/Notes:
Attributed in: The Scottish Himalayan Expedition (1951) by William Hutchinson Murray.
Picture Quote:



Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it!  - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
More Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Source/Notes:
The Maxims and Reflections of Goethe, translated by Thomas Bailey Saunders, Macmillan and Company, 1906, p. 130. Variant translation: "It is not enough to know, we must also apply; it is not enough to will, we must also do."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Johann Wolfgang von GoetheShare on Facebook

Born: August 28, 1749

Died: March 22, 1832 (aged 82)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Poet, novelist, playwright, diplomat

Bio: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer, artist, and politician. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour; and four novels.

Quote of the day

there is bound to be a certain amount of trouble running any country if you are president the trouble happens to you but if you are a tyrant you can arrange things so that most of the trouble happens to other people

Popular Authors