Indeed man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.

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Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds resigned or sullen he will hear our sighs.

We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God, but that the good may not think it a great good God dispenses

Beauty is indeed a good gift of God; but that the good may not think it a great good, God dispenses it even to the wicked.

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute don't accept because you will lose one friend, on the oth

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute don't accept, because you will lose one friend, on the other hand if two strangers come with the same request, accept, because you will gain one friend.

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    Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.

    Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.

    Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.

    Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect, but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.

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