Quotation by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A leaf that is supposed to grow is full of wrinkles and creases before it develops; if one doesn't have the patience and wants the leaf to be as smooth as a willow leaf from the start, then there is a problem.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832), German poet, dramatist. Letter to Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (September 9, 1788).
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