by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by T. P. (Peter) Perrin

Liebe schwärmt auf allen Wegen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG ENG FRE GRE ITA SPA
Liebe schwärmt auf allen Wegen;
Treue wohnt für sich allein.
Liebe kommt euch rasch entgegen;
Aufgesucht will Treue seyn.

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Confirmed with Goethe's Werke, Vollständige Ausgabe lezter Hand, Zehnter Band, Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J.G.Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1827, page 217.


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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Liefde zwerft op alle wegen", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (T. P. (Peter) Perrin) , "Passion throngs all lanes and byways", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Love roams wild", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "L'amour voltige sur tous les chemins", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , "Η αγάπη", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "L'amore se ne va dappertutto", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Lewis Grenville) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Richard Morris , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 19

Passion throngs all lanes and byways
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
 Passion throngs all lanes and byways,
 Constancy hides in redoubt;
 Passion tracks your footsteps always,
 Constancy must be sought out.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © by T. P. (Peter) Perrin, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 21