1. Love does not dominate; it cultivates.

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  2. The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains.

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  3. If I love you, what business is it of yours?

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  4. Girls we love for what they are; men for what they promise to be.

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  5. First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.

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  6. Everywhere, we learn only from those whom we love.

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  7. Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.

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  8. Love can do much, but duty more.

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  9. The first and last thing required of genius is, love of the truth.

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  10. Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.

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The complete list of 407 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe sayings