Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not, remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

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Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.

A free life cannot acquire many possessions because this is not easy to do without servility to mob

A free life cannot acquire many possessions because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.

If God listened to the prayers of men all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever pra

If God listened to the prayers of men all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.

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    Know your own happiness. Want for nothing but patience - or give it a more fascinating name: Call it hope.

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