Goethe Quotes

It is generally felt that the educated man or woman should be able to read Dante, Goethe, Baudelaire, Lorca in the original - with, anyway, the crutch of a translation.

Anthony Burgess

Look at Goethe, at Lamartine and at many others! To depict feelings on this high plane, you must give up the process of minute and insignificant observation which is the bane of the artists of to-day.

Paul Charles Joseph Bourget

It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.

H. L. Mencken

It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf

Henry Louis Mencken

Physician of the Iron Age, Goethe has done his pilgrimage. He took the suffering human race, He read each wound, each weakness clear And struck his finger on the place, And said Thou ailest here, and here.

Matthew Arnold

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