Quotation by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Pity on the person who has become accustomed to seeing in necessity something arbitrary, who ascribes to the arbitrary some sort of reason, and even claims that following that sort of reason has religious value.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832), German poet, dramatist. the Abbé, in Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, bk. I, ch. 17 (1795-1796).
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