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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(1749-1832) born on
Aug 28
German poet, dramatist. He was the greatest figure of the German Romantic period, e.g., "Faust," 1808.
One ought every day at least to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.

Genius is formed in quiet, character in the stream of human life.
Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not.
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
Yes! To this thought I hold with firm persistence; The last result of wisdom stamps it true; He only earns his freedom and existence Who daily conquers them anew.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "My Favorite Quotations," by Norman Vincent Peale, 1990.
R: In "Penguin Dictionary of Quotations," by J.M. & M.J. Cohen, 1960.
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.

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