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A clever man commits no minor blunders.
Mistakes
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A distracted existence leads us to no goal.
Goals
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
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A great scholar is seldom a great philosopher.
Scholars and Scholarship
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
Justice
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.
Retirement
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A person hears only what they understand.
Listening
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A person is never happy till their vague strivings has itself marked out its proper limitations.
Happiness
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
self-esteem
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A purpose you impart is no longer your own.
Purpose
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Talent
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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A useless life is an early death.
Death and Dying
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Age and Aging
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
Emotions
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.
Deeds and Good Deeds
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Art is long, life short, judgment difficult, opportunity transient.
Arts and Artists
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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Trust
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
Purpose
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Words
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Be he a king or a peasant, he is happiest who finds peace at home.
Home
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
Beauty
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Before you can do something you must first be something.
Action
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image
Behavior
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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By seeking and blundering we learn.
Research
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.
Faults
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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