Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe, (1749-1832) German writer, statesman

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quote

“Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.”

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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anonymous    1/29/14

But it takes less energy to bitch and moan about someone else's yard.

Mike, Norwalk

Ahhh yes, a concept to end to Amerika's perpetual wars and rumors of wars.

cal, lewisville, tx

When did Amerika decide to be so imperialistic?

watchman 13, USA

When people are herded and held down long enough, they don't want to even sweep their on doorway. To live like a king, perhaps three blocks down on money street behind a big gate, if only, they think, I will sweep their door that I might eat tonight, but only to have their bed taken away for lack of the property tax. They would only let me sweep the doorway, rather than give me lodging and a job to take care of their estate. People, some, want to live like kings and queens but give no quarter to the servants. If they wish to have slaves they should be treated accordingly, which is better than sweeping their doorway and sent away to fend for yourselves in a country that has no fear of God before their eyes, which is why we have been reduced to such a throwaway society. Cold hearted like a stone, willing to let die rather than educate and set free. Giving quarter to your children and the right to live free !!!

E Archer, NYC

It's the old mentality, "When are THEY going to fix this road? Why don't THEY do something?" We have been relying on THEM for so long, we don't expect that 'I' can. Heck, we are so used to THEM telling us what we can and can't do, we just don't do anything because we might get in trouble. Remember that THEY are just other people. The blame game is just another way of ignoring responsibility.


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