As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
|Born||August 28, 1749|
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer, Poet, novelist, playwright, natural philosopher and statesman. His work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour; and four novels. In addition, numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10,000 letters, and nearly 3,000 drawings by him are extant.