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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes
Brief author info: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, playwright, novelist.
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It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them.
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Life is the childhood of our immortality.
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable.
A man would create another man if one did not already exist, but a woman might live an eternity without even thinking of reproducing her own sex.
All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.
People are always talking about originality, but what do they mean? As soon as we are born, the world begins to work upon us, and this goes on to the end.
Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.
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A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
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Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
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Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.
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The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
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