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I made it a rule to forbear all direct contradictions to the sentiments of others, and all positive assertion of my own. I even forbade myself the use of every word or expression in the language that imported a fixed opinion, such as "certainly", "

Goethe


The ratio of literacy to illiteracy is a constant, but nowadays the illiterates can read.

Goethe


You cannot see the wood for the trees.

Goethe


By perseverance the snail reached the Ark.

Goethe


He liked fishing a little too much, and he believed that work was something a man did when he had to. He had always been able to get along well enough without it, especially for the last couple of years.

Goethe


Fashions have done more harm than revolutions.

Goethe


He missed an invaluable opportunity to hold his tongue.

Goethe


Justice always prevails ... three times out of seven!

Goethe Johann Wolfgang von


If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house.

Goethe Johann van





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