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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

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"A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise."

"Trust yourself, then you will know how to live."

"Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away."

"Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men."

"Self-love exaggerates our faults as well as our virtues."

"Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life."

"What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together."

"Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking."

"Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day."

"We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright."

"Who is the wisest man? He who neither knows or wishes for anything else than what happens."

"Wisdom is found only in truth."

"We are never further from what we wish than when we believe that we have what we wished for."

"The Woman-Soul leadeth us upward and on!"

"Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent."

"Every spoken word arouses our self-will."

"The world remains ever the same."

"Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction."

"In art the best is good enough."

"Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity."

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