GoetheJohann Wolfgang Von Goethe
(28 August 1749, Frankfurt am Main, Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) - – 22 March 1832 Weimar, Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Germany) (aged 82)Nationality: GermanyUnique distinction
: Most influential German writer and poet, one of the key figures of European culture. Polymath.Gender: Male
Quotes: 1. For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater than he is. 2. When we treat man as he is we make him worse than he is. When we treat him as if he already was what he potentially could be We make him what he should be. 3. Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen. 4. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it! 5. To create something you must be something. 6. Every situation--nay, every moment--is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity. 7. Nothing is worth more than this day. Read more...