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Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse , however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it, boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you'll help them to become what they are capable of becoming.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

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It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

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Love is friendship set on fire.

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Success is the proper utilization of failure.

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Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

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There is no substitute for hard work.

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

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Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

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Attitude is everything.

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You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

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Kind words conquer.

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If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

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Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

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They're called boobs, Ed.

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You complete me.

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What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

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Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it can not be seen or measured - yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more than any material possession ever could.

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Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.

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I have seen so many of these, and lived with them, and travelled with them, and oftentimes felt as if I should starve to death on an equal allowance, that I am fully convinced I am correct in saying that the North American Indians, taking them in the aggregate, even where they have an abundance to subsist on, eat less than any civilized population of equal numbers, that I have ever travelled amongst.

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Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

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All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

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Make the second effort your second nature.

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We love because it's the only true adventure.

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Live life to the fullest.

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When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

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Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

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Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

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Let us live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

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You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

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Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

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We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

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Thou art to me a delicious torment.

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The heart is wiser than the intellect.

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What's meant to be will always find a way

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Came but for friendship, and took away love.

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Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

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Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.

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You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

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Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

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I want to be alone.

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Do first things first, and second things not at all.

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The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

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It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

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Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

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I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

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Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

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The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.

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Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

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Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

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You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but rather something to be achieved.

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You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.

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If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

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When god closes a door, he opens a window.

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Love to faults is always blind. Always is to joy inclined, winged, and unconfined. And breaks all chains from every mind.

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None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

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The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

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Some succeed because they are destined. Some succeed because they are determined.

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