The Quotidian, November 18, 2010 ~ Knowing is Not Enough

“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (August 28,  1749 to March 22,  1832) 

Johanne Wolfgang von Goethe was a German polymath and writer. He was a genius. He made major contributions in the areas of poetry, literature, drama, philosophy, and other fields. According to Wikipedia, he originated the idea of a “world literature.”

[Sources: Quotation from tweet by Briantracyasia on Twitter November 9, 2010. Dates and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed circa July 22, 2010.]

Another quotation from Goethe: “Be bold….”

 https://andrewsmcbride.wordpress.com/2010/07/22/the-quotidian-july-22-2010/

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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2 Responses to The Quotidian, November 18, 2010 ~ Knowing is Not Enough

  1. A nice little pick-me-up quote!
    Thanks!
    Write on!
    Carolyn

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