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You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



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

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



If I love you, what business is it of yours?

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm... In the real world all rests on perseverance.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



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

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe



What is not started will never get finished

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe