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These are 5 quotes all made by the same historically famous person that have all been transcribed slightly differently.

What are each of the quotes and who said them all?

SETAERGRUO
TBGNILLAFR
GUMITYREVE
LTEWEFALEV
OINRISINGE
RYISNOTINN
DETACILPMO
NIEWTUBELC
SRSIEFILPT
IEALLYSIMI
STONMAKING
ITYODTP
ETTOLOO
YRDAUSN
NLHOMGA
UGWOETO
SOAOWSO
OTYSLSN
TAHLETWHIELSL
ETAORWEITNHTE
HKEEDYESSTIHR
AETTWOISLULCU
CNELEODCTKHTE
HUERDGOEOTROT
ROEPAECRHSYOO
NUARLFEUXLCLE
PLOLTEENNCTEI
ETRTHEGOSSASY
UEOTVNYAEEETT
VNYEIRHNBEUIB
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  • $\begingroup$ should be shakespeare $\endgroup$ – Numberknot Aug 26 '16 at 8:18
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Partial answer.

1

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

How to solve:

Start from upper right corner backwards and in a spiral.

2.

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

How to solve:

Similar to one, only this time the spiral starts in the middle.

For the rest:

The rest seemed at first more or less scrambled (although the 3rd had some recognizable pattern) so I searched for more quotes of Confucius which would match the letters. And the 5th was solved by IAmInPls.

3.

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

Another bad drawing to show the pattern:

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4.

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

How to solve:

TAHLETWHIELSL ETAORWEITNHTE HKEEDYESSTIHR AETTWOISLULCU CNELEODCTKHTE HUERDGOEOTROT ROEPAECRHSYOO NUARLFEUXLCLE PLOLTEENNCTEI

  1. Thanks to @IAmInPLS

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

The pattern : (mad Paint skills, be careful.)
enter image description here

Author of the quotes:

Confucius

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  • $\begingroup$ Impresive, I wasn't expecting an answer that fast lol $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Aug 25 '16 at 13:52
  • $\begingroup$ Not complete yet. :) $\endgroup$ – Maria Deleva Aug 25 '16 at 13:53
  • $\begingroup$ @MariaDeleva I found the last one. Good job, you were fast! $\endgroup$ – IAmInPLS Aug 25 '16 at 13:59
  • $\begingroup$ @IAmInPLS I hate these situations, I never know who to give credit to lol. Maria got most of the answer, but you were the first to write the complete one... $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Aug 25 '16 at 13:59
  • $\begingroup$ @dcfyj Ha, I understand your concern lol. Anyway, give the tick to MariaDeleva of course, she was the first to write the most of it. $\endgroup$ – IAmInPLS Aug 25 '16 at 14:02
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@MariaDeleva found most of them but I am adding them here anyway (she was way too fast, I did not even have time to build a proper answer).

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

Last one is :

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

And they are all quotes by :

Confucius.

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Partial Encoding Answer:

This is just to solve the encoding that Maria did not see, all credit for the solutions go to them.

3:

It is encoded in CCW spiral of diagonal stripes from upper left to lower right. diagonal stripes that loop back on themselves. It is more like an onion that is building on itself. The middle stripe, then CCW around the 1 line, then CW around the now 3 lines, then CCW around the now 5 lines.

4:

It is encoded by using every other letter 1, 3, 5, 7 ... when you get to the end, it wraps around to the beginning 2, 4, 6, 8...

5:

It is encoded using diagonal alternating lines. / Start in the upper left (E), then go down 2 and read up and right for the next 3 (VER), then go down 2... Think of it like a sideways barber pole.

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  • $\begingroup$ 3 is partially correct and 5 is sort of on the right track. $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Aug 25 '16 at 14:44
  • $\begingroup$ Ah, thanks, I finally saw the pattern in 5. $\endgroup$ – Maria Deleva Aug 25 '16 at 14:44
  • $\begingroup$ Looking at IAmInPLS's edit I see how you mean, while that does work that's not how I saw it when I wrote lol. $\endgroup$ – dcfyj Aug 25 '16 at 14:48
  • $\begingroup$ @dcfyj - fixed 3 I think... $\endgroup$ – Shimizoki Aug 25 '16 at 14:55
  • $\begingroup$ @dcfyj - 3 starts in the middle diagonal downwards, and then goes to the sides (first one side, then the other, in alternate directions). $\endgroup$ – Maria Deleva Aug 25 '16 at 14:55

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