What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
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Again, men in general desire the good, and not merely what their fathers had.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit.
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