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The whole art of living consists in giving up existence in order to exist.
(Maxims and Reflections, 1819)


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The deed is all, and not the glory.

Goethe (Faust - Part II, 1832)

There is strong shadow where there is much light.

Goethe (Goetz von Berlichingen, 1773)

Is it so big a mystery
what god and man and world are?
No! but nobody knows how to solve it
so the mystery hangs on.

Goethe (Venetian Epigrams, 1790)

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Goethe Biography

Born: August 28, 1749
Died: March 22, 1832

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German polymath. He was successful as an writer, dramatist, novelist, poet and scientist. He has had an great influence throughout Europe.