Goethe – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Goethe

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.

Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

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Goethe – German Writer, Poet, Novelist, Statesman

1749 – 1832

 

 

 

 

 

Born in Frankfurt.  Studied Law in Leipzig and   Strazburg, and became interested with the occult.  Advisor to Duke of Saxe-Weimar, friend of Friedrich Schiller – who is attributed with encouraging Goethe’s work on “Faust”.  Goethe’s work is much studied and quoted.

Works include:  Faust, Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship, Prometheus, The Sorrow of Young Werther, Goetz von Gerlichingen, Roman Elegies, Trilogy of Passion.

 

“Magic is believing in yourself,

if you can do that, you can make anything happen.”

 

“knowing is not enough, we must apply

willing is not enough, we must do..”

 

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