Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quote

People say, "Artist, study nature!" But it is no small matter to develop what is noble out of what is common, beauty out of what lacks form.


Maxims and Reflections (1833)

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People say, Artist, study nature! But it is no small matter to develop what is noble out of what is common, beauty out of what lacks form.

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People say, Artist, study nature! But it is no small matter to develop what is noble out of what is common, beauty out of what lacks form.

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People say, Artist, study nature! But it is no small matter to develop what is noble out of what is common, beauty out of what lacks form.

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People say, Artist, study nature! But it is no small matter to develop what is noble out of what is common, beauty out of what lacks form.