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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

German writer and statesman.
Born: 1749 - Died: 1832
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany
Source: Faust: A Tragedy

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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy



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Translation

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French
Traitez les gens comme s'ils étaient ce qu'ils devraient être, et vous les aiderez ainsi à devenir ce qu'ils peuvent être. ”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust. Une tragédie

German
Behandle die Menschen so, als wären sie, was sie sein sollten, und du hilfst ihnen zu werden, was sie sein können.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust. Eine Tragödie



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The aim of living is Life itself.”
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It is not enough to take steps, which may someday lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.”
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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,”
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