More From Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
- "Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout."
- "Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops."
- "If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise."
More In Great
- "I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature."― Muhammad Iqbal
- "When you sing with a group of people, you learn how to subsume yourself into a group consciousness because a capella singing is all about the immersion of the self into the community. That’s one of the great feelings – to stop being me for a little while and to become us. That way lies empathy, the great social virtue."― Brian Eno
- "There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst."― Frida Kahlo