Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about mind from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - The suffering may be moral or physical; and in my opinion it is just as absurd to call a man a coward who destroys himself, as to call a man a coward who dies of a malignant fever.
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Quotes by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe · Quotes from The Sorrows of Young Werther · Quotes about mind · Quotes about suffering · Quotes about cowardice

The suffering may be moral or physical; and in my opinion it is just as absurd to call a man a coward who destroys himself, as to call a man a coward who dies of a malignant fever.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about mind from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - The suffering may be moral or physical; and in my opinion it is just as absurd to call a man a coward who destroys himself, as to call a man a coward who dies of a malignant fever.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about mind from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - The suffering may be moral or physical; and in my opinion it is just as absurd to call a man a coward who destroys himself, as to call a man a coward who dies of a malignant fever.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about mind from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - The suffering may be moral or physical; and in my opinion it is just as absurd to call a man a coward who destroys himself, as to call a man a coward who dies of a malignant fever.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about mind from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - The suffering may be moral or physical; and in my opinion it is just as absurd to call a man a coward who destroys himself, as to call a man a coward who dies of a malignant fever.