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Pointing to a pile of dust, that had collected, I foolishly begged to have as many anniversaries of my birth, as were represented by the dust. But I forgot to ask that the years should be accompanied by youth.
I grabbed a pile of dust, and holding it up, foolishly asked for as many birthdays as the grains of dust, I forgot to ask that they be years of youth.
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It is vain to say that human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
March 20, 43 BC
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