Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman. His works include epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour; and four novels. In addition, numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10,000 letters, and nearly 3,000 drawings by him exist.

Thursday Mar 21, 2019

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Trust yourself

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

Monday Aug 13, 2018

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: How to treat people

If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.

Thursday Jan 4, 2018

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Thinking and acting

To think is easy.
To act is hard.
But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.