Goethe Art Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 89 Quotes About Goethe Art

#1. Just trust yourself and you'll learn the art of living. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#2. God help us -- for art is long, and life so short. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#3. Goethe tells us in his greatest poem that Faust lost the liberty of his soul when he said to the passing moment, 'Stay, thou art so fair. - Author: Robert Kennedy
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#4. Individuality of expression is the beginning and end of all art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#5. For the nature of a women is closely allied to art.
[Ger., Denn das Naturell der Frauen
Ist so nah mit Kunst verwandt.] - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#6. When Nature begins to reveal her open secret to a man, he feels an irresistible longing for her worthiest interpreter, Art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#7. Woman is mistress of the art of completely imbittering the life of the person on whom she depends. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#8. There is no art in turning a goddess into a witch, a virgin into a whore, but the opposite operation, to give dignity to what has been scorned, to make the degraded disireable, that calls for art or for character - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#9. Not art and science only, but patience will be required for the work. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#10. Art is constitutive-the artist determines beauty. He does not take it over. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#11. Wind is the loving Wooer of waters; Wind blends together Billows all-foaming. Spirit of man, Thou art like unto water! Fortune of man, Thou art like unto wind! - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#12. The arts are the salt of the earth; as salt relates to food, the arts relate to technology. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#13. He who possesses science and art, Possesses religion as well; He who possesses neither of these, Had better have religion. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#14. The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#15. The art of living rightly is like all arts; it must be learned and practiced with incessant care. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#16. Science and art belong to the whole world, and before them vanish the barriers of nationality. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#17. He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs religion. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#18. In art, to express the infinite one should suggest infinitely more than is expressed. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#19. He who has art and science also has religion, but those who do not have them better have religion. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#20. Thou art in the end what thou art. Put on wigs with millions of curls, set thy foot upon ell-high rocks. Thou abidest ever
what thou art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#21. Man can find no better retreat from the world than art, and man can find no stronger link with the world than art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#22. The misfortune in the state is, that nobody can enjoy life in peace, but that everybody must govern; and in art, that nobody will enjoy what has been produced, but that every one wants to reproduce on his own account. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#23. For true art there is no such thing as preparatory schooling, but there are certainly preparations; the best, however, is when the least pupil takes a share in master's work. Colour-grinders have turned into very good artists. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#24. We can stand only a certain amount of unhappiness; anything beyond that annihilates us or passes us by, leaving us apathethetic. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#25. Personality is everything in art and poetry. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#26. All our knowledge is symbolic. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#27. True art can only spring from the intimate linking of the serious and the playful. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#28. What matters in art is not thinking but making. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#29. Literature decays only as men become more and more corrupt. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#30. To be sure, a good work of art can and will have moral consequences, but to demand of the artists moral intentions, means ruiningtheir craft. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#31. One cannot escape the world more certainly through art, and one cannot bind oneself to it more certainly than through art - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#32. If you have science and art,
You also have religion;
But if you don't have them,
You better have religion. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#33. True works of art contain their own theory and give us the measurement according to which we should judge them. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#34. One cannot escape from the world with greater certainty than through art, and one cannot relate to it with greater certainty than through art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#35. The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#36. The dignity of art probably appears most eminently with music since it does not have any material that needs to be discounted. Music is all form and content and elevates and ennobles everything that it expresses. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#37. In art it's not the thinking that does the job, but making. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#38. It would be a lowly art that allowed itself to be understood all at once. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#39. Few developments central to the history of art have been so misrepresented or misunderstood as the brief, brave, glorious, doomed life of the Bauhaus - the epochally influential German art, architecture, crafts, and design school that was founded in Goethe's sleepy hometown of Weimar in 1919. - Author: Martin Filler
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#40. Goethe's devil is a cultivated personage and acquainted with the modern sciences; sneers at witchcraft and the black art even while employing them, and doubts most things, nay, half disbelieves even his own existence. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#41. There is no patriotic art and no patriotic science. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#42. Art is based on a strong sentiment of religion,
on a profound and mighty earnestness; hence it is so prone to co-operate with religion. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#43. Art is a mediator of the unspeakable. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#44. There is no patriotic art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#45. Art is in itself noble; that is why the artist has no fear of what is common. This, indeed, is already ennobled when he takes it up. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#46. In art the best is good enough. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#47. The art of governing is a great metier, requiring the whole man, and it is therefore not well for a ruler to have too strong tendencies for other affairs. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#48. It is after all the greatest art to limit and isolate oneself. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#49. A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#50. Art is a severe business; most serious when employed in grand and sacred objects. The artist stands higher than art, higher than the object. He uses art for his purposes, and deals with the object after his own fashion. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#51. Give shape, artist! don't talk!
Your poem be but a breath. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#52. I don't know what motivated the artist, which means that the paintings have an intrinsic quality. I think Goethe called it the 'essential dimension,' the thing that makes great works of art great. - Author: Gerhard Richter
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#53. Art will always be art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#54. Many young painters would never have taken their pencils in hand if they could have felt, known, and understood, early enough, what really produced a master like Raphael. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#55. It is such an agreeable feeling to be busy with something one is only half-competent to do that nobody should criticize the dilettante for taking up an art he will never learn, or blame the artist who leaves the territory of his own art for the pleasure of trying himself in a neighbouring one. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#56. The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the common run of people is satisfied with ornament. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#57. One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#58. There is no surer method of evading the world than by following Art, and no surer method of linking oneself to it than by Art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#59. No skill or art is needed to grow old; the trick is to endure it. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#60. True works of art are a manifestation of the higher laws of nature. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#61. The work of art may have a moral effect, but to demand moral purpose from the artist is to make him ruin his work. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#62. As all Nature's thousands changes But one changeless God proclaim; So in Art's wide kingdom ranges One sole meaning still the same: This is Truth, eternal Reason, Which from Beauty takes its dress, And serene through time and season Stands aye in loveliness. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#63. Idea and experience will never coincide in the center; only through art and action are they united. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#64. Art rests on a kind of religious sense, on a deep, steadfast earnestness; and on this account it unites so readily with religion. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#65. Colors are light's suffering and joy - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#66. There is no better deliverance from the world than through art, and a man can form no surer bond with it. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#67. If the whole world I once could see On free soil stand, with the people free Then to the moment might I say, Linger awhile ... so fair thou art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#68. I had toward the poetic art a peculiar relation which was only practical after I had cherished in my mind for a long time a subject which possessed me, a model which inspired me, a predecessor who attracted me, until at length, after I had molded it - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#69. A school of art or of anything else is to be looked on as a single individual, who keeps talking to himself for a hundred years, and feels an extreme satisfaction with his own circle of favorite ideas, be they ever so silly. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#70. Art is bad when 'you see the intent and get put off.' (Goethe) In Tolstoy one is unaware of the intent, and sees only the thing itself.
from the book, On Retranslating A Russian Classic Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy - Author: Joel Carmichael
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#71. Art is long, life short, judgment difficult, opportunity transient. To act is easy, to think is hard; to act according to our thought is troublesome. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#72. The highest problem of any art is to cause by appearance the illusion of a higher reality. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#73. Art is long, life is short; judgement difficult, opportunity transient. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#74. For the nature of women is closely allied to art - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#75. A genuine work of art usually displeases at first sight, as it suggests a deficiency in the spectator. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#76. We talk too much. We should talk less and draw more. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#77. The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a loftier reality. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#78. Neither art thou the man to catch the fiend and hold him! [Ger., Du bist noch nicht der Mann den Teufel festzuhalten. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#79. Religion is not in want of art; it rests on its own majesty. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#80. Oftentimes I say to myself, "Thou alone art wretched: all other mortals are happy, none are distressed like thee!" Then I read a passage in an ancient poet, and I seem to understand my own heart. I have so much to endure! Have men before me ever been so wretched? - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#81. Beauty is at once the ultimate principle and the highest aim of art. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#82. There are three classes of readers; some enjoy without judgment; others judge without enjoyment; and some there are who judge while they enjoy, and enjoy while they judge. The latter class reproduces the work of art on which it is engaged. Its numbers are very small. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#83. Mozart is a human incarnation of the divine force of creation. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#84. The whole art of living consists in giving up existence in order to exist. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#85. When I say to the Moment flying;
'Linger a while
thou art so fair!'
Then bind me in thy bonds undying,
And my final ruin I will bear! - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#86. Each has his own happiness in his hands, as the artist handles the rude clay he seeks to reshape it into a figure; yet it is the same with this art as with all others: only the capacity for it is innate; the art itself must be learned and painstakingly practiced. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#87. Oh my God, but art is long / and our life is fleeting. - Author: Ghadirian
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#88. With little art, clear wit and sense Suggest their own delivery. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#89. Neither a work of nature nor one of art we get to know when they have been finished; we must surprise them in the process of beingcreated so as to understand them to some degree. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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