Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.

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Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.

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A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.

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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

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What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.

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He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.

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The human mind will not be confined to any limits.

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Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.

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Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.

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The coward only threatens when he is safe.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe — quotes and aphorisms

Every step of life shows much caution is required.

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A person hears only what they understand.

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In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm. In the real world all rests on perseverance.

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One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

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The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.

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The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.

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Personality is everything in art and poetry.

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There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.

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Correction does much, but encouragement does more.

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Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.

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