Nature more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals especially in the more thoughtful men which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s.

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When I get a little money I buy books, and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

When I get a little money I buy books, and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

Give light and the darkness will disappear of itself.

Give light and the darkness will disappear of itself.

Humility is truth.

Humility is truth.

Everybody hates a prodigy detests an old head on young shoulders.

Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.

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