Trudeau misquoting Goethe? Aaron Wherry October 4, 2012 Follow @aaronwherry Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 2 John Geddes investigates Justin Trudeau’s literary references. The quote in question seems to have inspired former British prime minister Gordon Brown as well. Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: Goethe Gordon Brown Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Justin Trudeau Advertisement About this author Aaron Wherry Macleans.ca administrator Aaron Wherry covers the House of Commons and its 338 residents for Maclean’s. Other articles The feisty first week of the 42nd Parliament Do the Liberals have a mandate for electoral reform? All articles Advertisement Post navigation Previous Watch: Understanding the biggest physics discovery in decades Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.