"He who possesses art and science has religion he who does not possess them, needs religion."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Albert Camus
"Error is acceptable as long as we are young but one must not drag it along into old age."
"Age merely shows what children we remain."
"The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age."
"The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone."
"This is the highest wisdom that I own freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew."