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All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy / 

All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,

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You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.
Ludwig Wittgenstein / 

The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be miserable. A tree does not know itself to be miserable.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées / 

Even if I knew that the world would end tomorrow, I would still plant an apple tree today.
Martin Luther / 

Care is taken that trees do not grow into the sky.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe / 

What strength belongs to every plant and animal in nature. The tree or the brook has no duplicity, no pretentiousness, no show. It is, with all its might and main, what it is, and makes one and the same impression and effect at all times.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The Imaginary Invalid / 

It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.
Henry David Thoreau

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
Winston Churchill

The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.
Gérard de Nerval / 

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
Carl Gustav Jung

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