Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on inspiration

Sunrise by Jan Messersmith (Madang, Papua New Guinea: March 30, 2009 at 6:15am)

Sunrise by Jan Messersmith (Madang, Papua New Guinea: March 30, 2009 at 6:15am)

Wide horizon, eager life,
Busy years of honest strife,
Ever seeking, ever founding,
Never ending, ever rounding,
Guarding tenderly the old,
Taking of the new glad hold,
Pure in purpose, bright in heart—
Thus we gain—at least a start!
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe cited by Kate Vaughan Jennings in Rahel: her life and letters, (London: H. S. King, 1876), p. 1.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Posted on behalf of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 under Quotations.

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