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Faust Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Faust
  1. #1
    “Oh my, but art is long
    and our life is fleeting.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    concepts
    artlife
  2. #2
    “Men’s wretchedness in soothe I so deplore,
    Not even I would plague the sorry creatures more.”
  3. #3
    “E’en hell hath its peculiar laws.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
    concepts
    Helllaws
  4. #4
    “Two souls live in me, alas,
    Irreconcilable with one another.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
    concept
    soul
  5. #5
    “Happy is he who has the pure truth in him.
    He will regret no sacrifice that keeps it.”
  6. #6
    “Stop making love to your misery,
    It eats away at you like a vulture!
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Mephistopheles
    concepts
    lovemisery
  1. #7
    “When I leave here, let come what must.
    What do I care about it now, if hereafter
    men hate or love, or if in those other spheres
    there be an Above or a Below?”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
  2. #8
    “While still man strives, still he must err.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Lord
    concept
    errors
  3. #9
    “Who strives always to the utmost, for him there is salvation”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
    concept
    salvation
  4. #10
    “That which issues from the heart alone,
    Will bend the hearts of others to your own.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
    concept
    heart
  5. #11
    “Forbear to trifle longer with thy grief,
    Which, vulture-like, consumes thee in this den.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Mephistopheles
    concept
    grief
  6. #12
    “Methinks, by most, ‘twill be confess’d
    That Death is never quite a welcome guest.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Mephistopheles
    concept
    death

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  1. #13
    “Fill your heart to overflowing,
    and when you feel profoundest bliss,
    then call it what you will:
    Good fortune! Heart! Love! or God!
    I have no name for it!
    Feeling is all;
    the name is sound and smoke,
    beclouding Heaven’s glow.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
    concept
    feelings
  2. #14
    “Body and soul ... fit so well together
    yet they are eternally in contention.”
  3. #15
    “Dear friend, all theory is gray,
    And green the golden tree of life.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Mephistopheles
    concept
    theory
  4. #16
    “When in his study pent the whole year through,
    Man views the world, as through an optic glass,
    On a chance holiday, and scarcely then,
    How by persuasion can he govern men?”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Wagner
    concept
    persuasiveness
  5. #17
    “What a man knows not, he to use requires,
    And what he knows, he cannot use for good.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
    concepts
    knowingGoods
  6. #18
    “Mothers! That word’s like a blow!
    Why am I so affected by it?”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Faust
    concept
    mothers
  7. #19
    “In the end, you are exactly--what you are.
    Put on a wig with a million curls,
    put the highest heeled boots on your feet,
    yet you remain in the end just what you are.”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Mephistopheles
    concept
    being yourself
  8. #20
    “There’s nothing wise and nothing silly
    Wasn’t thought of long ago. ”
    author
    Goethe
    book
    Faust
    character
    Mephistopheles
    concepts
    sillinesswise

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