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Sunday, 24 September 2017
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"Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold." (Marston, William Moulton - Want)

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Browse Quotations by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

 
Our work is the presentation of our capabilities. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Ability)
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People are so constituted that everybody would rather undertake what they see others do, whether they have an aptitude for it or not. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Ability)
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The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Ability)
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The really unhappy person is the one who leaves undone what they can do, and starts doing what they don't understand; no wonder they come to grief. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Ability)
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The people who are absent are the ideal; those who are present seem to be quite commonplace. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Absence)
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He who is plenteously provided for from within, needs but little from without. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Abundance)
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Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service in small matters. This is the person who is most likely to achieve what is good and lasting. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Achievement)
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For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Achievement)
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Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Action)
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Before you can do something you must first be something. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Action)
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How shall we learn to know ourselves? By reflection? Never; but only through action. Strive to do thy duty; then you shall know what is in thee. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Action)
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Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Action)
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The deed is everything, the glory is naught. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Action)
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Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting o'er lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute; What you can do, or dream you can, begin it. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Action)
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Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world. - (Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von - Action)
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