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I fancy that a man was not intended to be so easily made happy. Happiness resembles those palaces of the enchanted isles whose doors were guarded by dragons—you must fight in order to be victorious.
Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.
As a general rule... people ask for advice only in order not to follow it; or if they do follow it, in order to have someone to blame for giving it.
It's necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.
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