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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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.

The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.

The art of living well and the art of dying well are one.

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    Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.

    Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

    The natural thing, my lord, men and women joined.

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