Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

“Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  (1749-1832)

Often cited as the one of the most brilliant men of his time, Goethe excelled in literature, philosophy and science. Although best know for his seminal poem “Faust,” which tells the story of a man who sells his soul to the devil, Goethe made significant contributions to the theories of both evolution and the perception of color. Politically conservative in an age of revolution, he was a principal advisor to the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar. Goethe’s affect on early Romanticism and Humanism is hard to overstate.  

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2 Responses to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -Quote of The Week From Greg Bover

  1. Mary says:

    Greg –
    I enjoy the quotes you find and the information about the person you include with them. Thanks!
    Mary

  2. Sorry, but that’s not a Goethe line. It’s Basil King, a Canadian author. And it’s not an accurate quote. It is, however, misattributed to Goethe. “Go at it boldly, and you’ll find unexpected forces closing round you and coming to your aid,” is the actual quote.

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