Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe quotes - 10 of
Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age.
One doesn't look at a rainbow any longer that lasts a quarter of an hour.
Error is to truth as sleep is to waking. I have observed that one turns, as if refreshed, from error back to truth.
If you are to accomplish all that one demands of you, you must overestimate your own worth.
We gladly put antiquity above our age but not posterity. Only a father doesn't begrudge his son's talent.
One needs only to get old to become milder; I don't see anyone make a mistake I hadn't also made.
All of us, just because we are able to talk, also believe we are able to talk about language.
What one doesn't understand one doesn't possess.
Many hammer all over the wall and believe that with each blow they hit the nail on the head.
It is as certain as it is strange that truth and error come from one and the same source; for that reason one must often not do so
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