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There was more courage in bearing trouble than in escaping from it; the brave and the energetic cling to hope, even in spite of fortune; the cowardly and the indolent are hurried by their fears,' said Plotius Firmus, Roman Praetorian Guard.
Fortune favored him... in the opportune moment of his death.
These times having the rare good fortune that you may think what you like and say what you think.
It is the rare fortune of these days that one may think what one likes and say what one thinks.
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Everything that is done in the world is done by hope. No merchant or tradesman would set himself to work if he did not hope to reap benefit thereby.
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