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


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'You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.'


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'It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.'


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'Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.'


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'It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble.'


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'It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.'


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'Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.'


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'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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'The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.'


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'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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'There is no such thing as justice in the abstract it is merely a compact between men.'


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'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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'It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.'


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'You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.'


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'Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.'

 

 

 

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