Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

(28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832 / Frankfurt am Main)

Courage - Poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

CARELESSLY over the plain away,
Where by the boldest man no path
Cut before thee thou canst discern,
Make for thyself a path!

Silence, loved one, my heart!
Cracking, let it not break!
Breaking, break not with thee!

Topic(s) of this poem: courage


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Saturday, January 3, 2015


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