A Bit of Wisdom from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Frankfurt, Germany….Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832

“This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.”

“The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.”

“Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.”

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

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

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

“What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.”

“The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.”

“Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.”