Who is Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang (von) Goethe (/ˈɡɜː(r)tə/, German: [ˈjoːhan ˈvɔlfɡaŋ fɔn ˈɡøːtə] (listen); 28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman. His works include four novels; epic and lyric poetry; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; and treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour. In addition, there are numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10,000 letters, and nearly 3,000 drawings by him extant.

A literary celebrity by the age of 25, Goethe was ennobled by t...
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Poems

  • Elegies. - Part I. Roman Elegies
    Speak, ye stones, I entreat! Oh speak, ye palaces lofty!

    Utter a word, oh ye streets! Wilt thou not, Genius, awake?
    All that thy sacred walls, eternal Rome, hold within them ...
  • Mathal Name. - Book Of Parables
    From heaven there fell upon the foaming wave

    A timid drop; the flood with anger roared,
  • Tefkir Name. - Suleika (speaks)
    The mirror tells me, I am fair!

    Thou sayest, to grow old my fate will be.
    Nought in God's presence changeth e'er, ...
  • What God Would
    What God would outwardly alone control,
    And on his finger whirl the mighty Whole?
    He loves the inner world to move, to view
    Nature in Him, Himself in Nature too, ...
  • Second Ode
    Thou go'st! I murmur
    Go! let me murmur.
    Oh, worthy man,
    Fly from this land! ...
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Love 187 I Love You 187 Heart 147 Sweet 146 Life 136 Bright 112 Long 108 True 107 Joy 105 Night 103

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You say, but with no touch of scorn,
Sweet-hearted, you, whose light-blue eyes
Are tender over drowning flies,
You tell me, doubt is Devil-born.
I know not: one indeed I knew
In many a subtle question versed,
Who touch'd a jarring lyre at first,
But ever strove to make it true:

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