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Subject:  Re: attributed* to Goethe Date:  1/25/2013  2:49 AM
Author:  notablelaggard Number:  371 of 455

this is a GREAT quote, which I've known about since I was a 'boy' .. but, as you indicated, likely not from Goethe. Likelier, in my understanding, the epic mountain climber/writer William Hutchinson Murray. The last two lines, which are missing from your rendering are the ones I used to savor way back when:
"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has Genius, Power, and Magic in it!"

But I must say, in a sense WHO CARES 'who' said it 'when'! It's a fantastically wonderful set of words! that every person, as early in their lives as possible, should be presented with!

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