Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about power from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - Gracious Providence, to whom I owe all my powers, why didst thou not withhold some of those blessings I possess, and substitute in their place a feeling of self-confidence and contentment?
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Quotes by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe · Quotes from The Sorrows of Young Werther · Quotes about power · Quotes about vanity · Quotes about contentment · Quotes about self-confidence

Gracious Providence, to whom I owe all my powers, why didst thou not withhold some of those blessings I possess, and substitute in their place a feeling of self-confidence and contentment?

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about power from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - Gracious Providence, to whom I owe all my powers, why didst thou not withhold some of those blessings I possess, and substitute in their place a feeling of self-confidence and contentment?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about power from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - Gracious Providence, to whom I owe all my powers, why didst thou not withhold some of those blessings I possess, and substitute in their place a feeling of self-confidence and contentment?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about power from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - Gracious Providence, to whom I owe all my powers, why didst thou not withhold some of those blessings I possess, and substitute in their place a feeling of self-confidence and contentment?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe quote about power from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) - Gracious Providence, to whom I owe all my powers, why didst thou not withhold some of those blessings I possess, and substitute in their place a feeling of self-confidence and contentment?