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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

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. Albert Einstein

What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil. Friedrich Nietzsche
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Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein
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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

Talent hits a target no one else can hit, genius hits a target no one else can see. Arthur Schopenhauer

Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see. Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth. 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

Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation. Albert Einstein

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche
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Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed. Friedrich Nietzsche

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

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank

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

If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign? 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

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. Johann von Goethe

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

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

Never memorize something that you can look up. Albert Einstein

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. Albert Einstein

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it. Albert Einstein

Live each day as if your life had just begun. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things. Rainer Maria Rilke

If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself. Albert Einstein

Whoever is happy will make others happy too. Anne Frank

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. Friedrich Nietzsche

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