Top 10 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe(1749-1832) was known as a genius and one of the greatest writers in German literature. His best known novel was The Sorrows of Young Werthe and the drama Faust. It is believed that his IQ was 220. 

Here are some of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s greatest quotes:


Nothing is worth more than this day.


Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.


Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.


What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.


Doubt can only be removed by action.


The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.


Correction does much, but encouragement does more.


Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.


Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.


Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.

Thank you Johann Wolfgang von Goethe!



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