by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Tamás Rédey

Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): HUN
Willst Du immer weiter schweifen?
Sieh, das Gute liegt so nah.
Lerne nur das Glück ergreifen,
Denn das Glück ist immer da.


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  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Rédey) , "Emlékkönyvbe", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2007-11-21
Line count: 4
Word count: 22

Language: Hungarian (Magyar)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Akarsz-e még kóborolni?
Nézd, a sok jó oly közel.
Tanulj csak itt megragadni,
S úgy szerencséd átölel.


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This text was added to the website: 2015-01-19
Line count: 4
Word count: 17