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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Our friends show us what we can do; our enemies teach us what we must do.
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#Friends Or Friendship #Enemies #Quote of the Day

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
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#Dreams #Present #Motivational #Quote of the Day

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
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#Nature #Passionate

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There are nine requisites for contented living: HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure; WEALTH enough to support your needs; STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them; GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them; PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished; CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor; LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others; FAITH enough to make real the things of God; HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
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#Life #Health

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them out of discretion, and so disappears the most beautiful, the most immediate breath of life, irrecoverable for ourselves and for others.
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#Discretion

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
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#Revolutions And Revolutionaries

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People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or later they find themselves debtor or creditor to some one.
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#People #Retirement

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There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
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#Courtesy #Behavior

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

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No prudent antagonist thinks light of his adversaries.
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#Enemies

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished
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#inspirational #Love

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
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#Truth

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.
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#Boldness

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Wealth lost is something lost, honor lost is something lost: Courage lost all is lost.
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#Courage

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If any wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts; and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul.
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#Style

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
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#Children

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Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess.
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#Understanding

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The work of art may have a moral effect, but to demand moral purpose from the artist is to make him ruin his work
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#Art

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is in human nature to relax, when not compelled by personal advantage or disadvantage.
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#Quote of the Day