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Maxioms by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike; there is but one step from envy to hate.

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God could cause us considerable embarrassment by revealing all the secrets of nature to us: we should not know what read more

God could cause us considerable embarrassment by revealing all the secrets of nature to us: we should not know what to do for sheer apathy and boredom.

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Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others,
And in their pleasure takes joy, read more

Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others,
And in their pleasure takes joy, even as though t'were his own.

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To be pleased with one's limits is a wretched state.

To be pleased with one's limits is a wretched state.

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But what is your duty? What the day demands.
[Ger., Was aber ist deine Pflicht? Die Forderung des Tages.]

But what is your duty? What the day demands.
[Ger., Was aber ist deine Pflicht? Die Forderung des Tages.]

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