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 308 residents for Maclean’s. Other articles The tactile politics of Justin Trudeau Maclean's explains: The Liberal plan for Syrian refugees + 3 more posts this week Advertisement Post navigation Previous Week in Pictures Next Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app.