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(About Money & Wealth, Parents)

Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

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We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.

I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.

Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.

There is no such thing as a lovers' oath.

The good is the beautiful.

The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.

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