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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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Where there's life, there's hope.

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Believe that the loose ball that you are chasing has your name on it.

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You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

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The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

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I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

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The purpose of life is not to be happy but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all.

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Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.

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Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

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Remove failure as an option.

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

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Let not a man guard his dignity, but let his dignity guard him.

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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

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The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

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If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

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There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

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A dream is a wish your heart makes.

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You are what you think about all day long.

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Don't water your weeds.

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Cause Change & Lead. Accept Change & Survive. Resist Change & Die.

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May the Force be with you.

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You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

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When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

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Never, never, never give up.

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Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

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Let's roll.

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