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Deception/Lying
Engrave this Quote We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
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Decisions
Engrave this Quote The person who in shaky times also wavers only increases the evil, but the person of firm decision fashions the universe.
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Desires
Engrave this Quote I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labour on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut.
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Engrave this Quote While man's desires and aspirations stir he cannot choose but err.
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Discovery
Engrave this Quote No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
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Doubt
Engrave this Quote I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
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Engrave this Quote We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
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Dreams
Engrave this Quote Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
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Engrave this Quote Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.
According to: http://www.goethesociety.org/pages/quotescom.htmlthe lines are attributed to John Anster in a 'very free translation' of Faust from 1835See author: W. H. Murray
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Duty
Engrave this Quote How can we know ourselves? Never by reflection, but only through action. Begin at once to do your duty and immediately you will know what is inside you.
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Engrave this Quote Love can do much, but duty more.
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Earth
Engrave this Quote The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone here and there who thinks and feels with us, and though distant, is close to us in spirit - this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.
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Eccentric, Eccentricity
Engrave this Quote People of uncommon abilities generally fall into eccentricities when their sphere of life is not adequate to their abilities.
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Education
Engrave this Quote They teach in academies far too many things, and far too much that is useless.
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Engrave this Quote Master and Doctor are my titles; for ten years now, without repose, I held my erudite recitals and led my pupils by the nose.
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Effort
Engrave this Quote Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
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Engrave this Quote If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and performance shall be different.
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Ego
Engrave this Quote He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.
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Engrave this Quote Mastery passes often for egotism.
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Emotions
Engrave this Quote All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
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Enemy, Enemies
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Enjoyment
Engrave this Quote He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
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Engrave this Quote Enjoy what thou has inherited from thy sires if thou wouldn't really possess it. What we employ and use is never an oppressive burden; what the moment brings forth, that only can it profit by.
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Envy / Jealousy
Engrave this Quote Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not.
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Evil
Engrave this Quote I know nothing more mocking than a devil that despairs.
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