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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

1749-1832. German poet, novelist and dramatist, author of "Faust".

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All that is noble is in itself of a quiet nature, and appears to sleep until it is aroused and summoned forth by contrast.

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Art is long, life short, judgment difficult, opportunity transient.

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Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.

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All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.

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He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.

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Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught.

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Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution.

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Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.

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

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The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors.

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