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I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
Some men spend their whole life furnishing for themselves the things proper to life without realizing that at our birth each of us was poured a mortal brew to drink.
We must, therefore, pursue the things that make for happiness, seeing that when happiness is present, we have everything; but when it is absent, we do everything to possess it.
He who is not satisfied with a little, is satisfied with nothing.
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