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Quotes and sayings from famous german authors
Show me a man who has never made a mistake, and I will show you one who has never tried anything. Albert Einstein

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein

What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil. Friedrich Nietzsche
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Talent hits a target no one else can hit, genius hits a target no one else can see. Arthur Schopenhauer

Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth. Albert Einstein

Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed. Friedrich Nietzsche

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means. Albert Einstein

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche
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If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign? Albert Einstein

You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame; how could you rise anew if you have not first become ashes? Friedrich Nietzsche

You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star. Friedrich Nietzsche

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. Immanuel Kant

Never memorize something that you can look up. Albert Einstein

Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. Ludwig van Beethoven

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Karl Marx

Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth. Johann von Goethe

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. Albert Einstein
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Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman. Ludwig van Beethoven

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. Albert Einstein

The worker puts his life into the object; but now his life no longer belongs to him but to the object. Karl Marx
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Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. Albert Einstein

Not that you lied to me but that I no longer believe you - that is what has distressed me. Friedrich Nietzsche

A human being who strives for something great considers everyone he meets on his way either as a means or as a delay and obstacle - or as a temporary resting place. Friedrich Nietzsche

Education is the progressive realization of our ignorance. Albert Einstein

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Berthold Auerbach

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein
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Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made. Otto von Bismarck

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. Friedrich Nietzsche

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. Friedrich Nietzsche

What does not kill me makes me stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche

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