„Art is long, life short; judgment difficult, opportunity transient.“

Die Kunst ist lang, das Leben kurz, das Urteil schwierig, die Gelegenheit flüchtig.
Bk. VII, Ch. 9
Cf. Hippocrates, Ars longa vita brevis, Aphorisms 1:1
Wilhelm Meister's Lehrjahre (Apprenticeship) (1786–1830)

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Die Kunst ist lang, das Leben kurz, das Urteil schwierig, die Gelegenheit flüchtig.

Wilhelm Meister's Lehrjahre (Apprenticeship) (1786–1830)

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