Tag Archives: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Thought for the Day – Friday, October 25th, 2013

10-25

10-25-german

Wolfgang von Goethe, Johann. Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Berlin: J.G. Cottaische Buchhandlung. 1809. Buch 2., Kap 5.
SEE:  http://bit.ly/1aaMQr2
SEE:  http://archive.org/stream/electiveaffiniti00goetuoft/electiveaffiniti00goetuoft_djvu.txt
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BACKGROUND IMAGE: “Freedom.” Luc du Leeuw. Verbrade Brug, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium. December 7, 2007. Accessed on October 24, 2013. http://bit.ly/16wGcKZ
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flemish_Brabant
SEE: http://www.flickr.com/people/9619972@N08/
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AUTHOR IMAGE: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe im 80. Lebensjahr. Joseph Karl Stieler. 1828. Oil on canvas. 30.7 × 25.1 in. Neue Pinakothek. Accessed on October 24, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Goethe_%28Stieler_1828%29.jpg
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe
SEE: http://www.zeno.org/Literatur/M/Goethe,+Johann+Wolfgang
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Thought for the Day – May 18th

05-18

„Es bildet ein Talent sich in der Stille,
Sich ein Charakter in dem Strom der Welt.“
Von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang. Torquato Tasso: A Play. 1790
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=P_DnAAAAIAAJ
SEE (German): http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/10425/pg10425.html
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe
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Thought for the Day – November 24th

„Die grössten Schwierigkeiten liegen da, wo wir sie nicht suchen.“
von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang. Werke: Einzelheiten, Maximen und Reflexionen. 1833. Volume 49, Section 5, p. 127
SEE (English): http://wolfenmann.com/goethe-maxims-and-reflections-full-text.html (#772)
SEE (German): http://books.google.com/books?id=XJA6AAAAcAAJ
FACEBOOK PAGE: No official page
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NOTE: A wealth of excellent maxims, quotes, and sayings are located in the above mentioned URLs.
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