When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

German poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)

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