"The biggest problem with every art is by the use of appearance to create a loftier reality."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Oscar Wilde
"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."