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Maxioms by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Beware of her fair hair, for she excels
All women in the magic of her locks;
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Beware of her fair hair, for she excels
All women in the magic of her locks;
And when she winds them round a young man's neck,
She will not ever set him free again.

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Divide and command, a wise maxim;
Unite and guide, a better.
[Ger., Entzwei' und gebiete! Tuchtig Wort,
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Divide and command, a wise maxim;
Unite and guide, a better.
[Ger., Entzwei' und gebiete! Tuchtig Wort,
Verein' und leite! Bess'rer Hort.]

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No, no! The devil is an egotist,
And is not apt, without why or wherefore,
"For God's read more

No, no! The devil is an egotist,
And is not apt, without why or wherefore,
"For God's sake," others to assist.
[Ger., Nein, nein! Der Teufel ist ein Egoist
Und thut nicht leicht um Gottes Willen,
Was einem Andern nutzlich ist.]

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He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not deserve that the world should read more

He who does not feel his friends to be the world to him, does not deserve that the world should hear of him.

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No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.

No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.

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