Martin in particular concluded that man was born to live either in the convulsions of misery, or in the lethargy of boredom.
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Who has not the spirit of his age, Of his age has all the unhappiness.
I also know that we should cultivate our gardens.
Doctors prescribe medicine of which they know little to cure diseases of which they know lessen human beings of which they know nothing.
Come! you presence will either give me life or kill me with pleasure.
The discovery of what is true, and the practice of that which is good, are the two most important objects of philosophy.
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