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Luxurious food and drinks, in no way protect you from harm. Wealth beyond what is natural, is no more use than an overflowing container. Real value is not generated by theaters, and baths, perfumes or ointments, but by philosophy.
Natural justice is a symbol or expression of usefulness, to prevent one person from harming or being harmed by another.
Natural wealth is limited and easily obtained; the wealth defined by vain fancies is always beyond reach.
Of our desires some are natural and necessary, others are natural but not necessary; and others are neither natural nor necessary, but are due to groundless opinion.
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